Mercury Transit

Event Date: 
Monday, May 9, 2016
Event Time: 
9:00am - 6:00pm
Event Description: 

Mercury will cross the sun's face next Monday (May 9) in a rare "transit" that will be visible from most places on Earth, weather permitting.

Such transits of Mercury occur just once every eight years on average; the last one happened in 2006, and the next one won't come until 2019.

Come view this rare celestial event through one of our high powered solar scopes

Event Type: 
Telescope Viewing
Open to the General Public?: 
Yes
Event Location: 

Goethe Link Observatory

8403 Observatory Road
MartinsvilleIndiana 46151
United States