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Mercury Transit, 2016

Mercury Transit, 2016

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NASA / Bill Ingalls

Mercury Transit, 2016
Mercury transits the sun on 9 May 2016, as seen from Boyertown, Pennsylvania. Mercury is available as a small dot at about 7 o'clock, halfway from the center of the sun. Some small sunspots are also visible.

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Original image data dated on or about May 9, 2016

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