Monday, 9 May 2016

9 May 2016 The Sun with Mercury in transit

Today's Sun including a few shots of the transit of Mercury that occurred today.  As Mercury is between Earth and the Sun it occasionally passes across the Solar disc as seen from Earth.  This happened today:

9 May 2016 JPEG Mercury Transit 1630BST9 May 2016 Annotated JPEG Mercury Transit 1630BST9 May 2016 Mercury Transit 1641BST

And an animation of two frames about 15mins apart:

9-May-2016-Animation

9 May 2016 Long & Lat Mercury Transit 1630BST

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