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NASA Nov 11
Q: What did Mercury say when it was asked to line up between Earth & the Sun? A: I'll pass! ๐Ÿ˜Ž We witnessed a rare treat during today's , which only happens ~13 times a century! Revel in the views captured our -observing satellite:
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Capital Weather Gang Nov 11
Really cool photo from NASA's Bill Ingalls showing Mercury in silhouette as it transits across the face of the sun behind the Washington Monument. The transit is now complete. More on the :
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CGTN Nov 11
Mercury passes in front of the sun, a rare phenomenon that will only take place 14 times this century. The next will occur in 2032. Can you spot Mercury in the picture?๐Ÿ”ญ
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Jason Major Nov 11
Here's a Nikon dSLR shot @ 600mm (cropped) from today's , captured about an hour into it. That little dot on the lower left is Mercury, 62.8 million miles away, passing between Earth and the Sun. The next time this will be visible from my location is May 7, 2049.
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god Free World Nov 11
My photo of the from this morning. Mercury is the *tiny* speck in the center of the disc of the Sun. For planet size comparison the second image is of the transit of Venus in 2012 (there were many sunspots at that time).
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NASA Moon Nov 11
A during the day and a full Moon at night! As winter sets in, this full Moon is called the Beaver or Frost Moonโ„๏ธ Technically, the Moon will be opposite the Sun at 13:34 UTC on November 12th, but it appears full tonight & tomorrow night.
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Chris Gailus Nov 11
As we all wrestle with the enormity of the news today, a little perspective on what really is enormous. The Universe. In this image, Mercury is still about 60,000,000 km from the sun.
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James Petruzzi Nov 12
This was the first time I'd seen a and it was wonderful. Approaching 3rd contact, mercury is travelling up and to the right in this image. Tech details below.
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Jason Major Nov 11
Replying to @JPMajor
Here's a shot captured when Mercury was midway through its transit, at about 10:20 a.m. EST.
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AeroJen Nov 11
And during the ... ๐Ÿ›ธ Haters will say itโ€™s fake... ยฉ๏ธMyself ๐Ÿคก
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Tom Lowe Nov 11
Witnessed but failed to capture the this afternoon, so here's tonight's big instead, a few hours before the full beaver
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AccuWeatherAstronomy Nov 11
The has come to an end, and it put on a show for spectators around the globe. Check out these amazing photos:
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Bob Redell Nov 11
Chabot Space & Science Center
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Marco Rank Nov 11
as seen from one hour before sunset through some cirrus clouds
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Scott Sutherland, Science Writer ๐ŸŒฆ๏ธโ›ˆ๏ธ๐ŸŒช๏ธ๐ŸŒจ๏ธ๐ŸŒ™๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ›ฐ Nov 11
Here's the entire in just 10 seconds! (images c/o NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory)
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NOAA Satellites Nov 12
Yesterday's was tracked using 's Solar Ultraviolet Imager () to see the tiny planet moving across the face of the . The event lasted roughly 5 1/2 hours. The next won't happen again until November 2032.
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Eric Nov 15
Mercury passing in front of the sun from our viewpoint on November 11th is a huge highlight this year in astronomy. We wonโ€™t see this again until 2032. Check out this 14 second (5 1/2 hours in real time) time lapse of the event.
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David Blanchflower Nov 12
Another cloudy picture from Newcastle upon Tyne. 1317UT 11 November 2019.
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Olga Morales Nov 11
Mercury's nodes are in Scorpio (November) and Taurus (May). For a transit to occur, like an eclipse, the Sun and Mercury are conjunct in longitude, parallel in declination and at the same latitude. Diagram Fred Espenak.
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Christopher Becke Nov 13
About 5 minutes of the from Monday. Some of my best shots in the early moments, before the clouds came in.
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