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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Mercury transits the EUVI field on the NASA STEREO-A satellite

Filed under pretty pictures, Mercury, the Sun, animation, solar observing spacecraft

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Between ~0200 and 0800UT on December 12, 2013, the Extreme UltraViolet Imager (EUVI) camera on STEREO-A witnessed Mercury pass right across the disk of the Sun, as seen in this animation. The transit was not visible from Earth as STEREO-A is on the opposite side of the Sun.


Original image data dated on or about December 12, 2013.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.


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