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Transit of Mercury

Astronomy Open House: View the Transit of Mercury in Kennon Observatory on Nov. 11, Monday, morning - a once-in-a-decade event.

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Mercury passes in front of the Sun on Nov. 11. The event takes a few hours in the morning. Mercury appears as a small dot ‘inside’ the disk of the Sun, visible through telescopes only. Such transit happes once in decade, on the average; next one is Nov. 13, 2032.

We are offering a view with our telescopes in Kennon Observatory. The event is from 9:00 - 12:00 PM. In case the sky is cloudy, no observations can be made and the event will have to be canceled.

Admission is free, families and children are welcome.

For assistance related to a disability, contact Tibor Torma: ttorma@phy.olemiss.edu

Event posted by: ttorma@phy.olemiss.edu