Transit of Mercury 11/11/2019

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Transit of Mercury 11/11/2019

Post by Gfamily » Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:35 pm

Live streaming available from various places, including this one.

https://www.space.com/mercury-transit-2 ... casts.html
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Re: Transit of Mercury 11/11/2019

Post by tom p » Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:38 pm

ooh, interesting, ta

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Re: Transit of Mercury 11/11/2019

Post by Adept » Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:37 pm

Thanks! My youngest has become fascinated by the night sky just recently, he'll love this :).

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Re: Transit of Mercury 11/11/2019

Post by Grumble » Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:42 pm

Adept wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:37 pm
Thanks! My youngest has become fascinated by the night sky just recently, he'll love this :).
He won’t, this is a daytime thing.
I know this is vitriol, no solution, spleen venting, but I feel better having screamed, don’t you?

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Re: Transit of Mercury 11/11/2019

Post by Gfamily » Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:50 pm

Adept wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:37 pm
Thanks! My youngest has become fascinated by the night sky just recently, he'll love this :).
Depending on how old he is, he may enjoy the Cbeebies Stargazing programs - https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/stargazing
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Re: Transit of Mercury 11/11/2019

Post by Gfamily » Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:20 am

Here's one I did earlier - May 2016
Transit 09 05 2016 small.jpg
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Re: Transit of Mercury 11/11/2019

Post by bolo » Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:24 am

Very nice

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