Transit of Mercury

Event Date: 
Monday, May 9, 2016
Event Time: 
1:00pm - 6:00pm
Event Description: 

Observatory Gooi & Vechtstreek will have a special opening for the Transit of Mercury on May 9th from 13:00 - approximately 18:00. In addition to viewing opportunities through our special Hydrogen-alpha telescope and several other specially-equipped telescopes, we will have astronomy-related activities for adults and children including a quiz on the Sun. Should our location be clouded out - always a chance - we will view the transit live on our large screen via various live-streams of the event.

Free entrance. See our website for more details (in Dutch).

Event Type: 
Educational
Hands-on Activities
Lecture / Talk
Telescope Viewing
Open to the General Public?: 
Yes
Topic: 
Astronomy,  Mercury & Venus,  Sun
Mission: 
SDO - Solar Dynamics Observatory,  STEREO - Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory
Event Location: 

Gooi & Vechtstreek Public Observatory

Noordereinde 54e
's-Graveland 1243JJ
Netherlands