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Transit of Mercury

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Transit of Mercury

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ScienceCasts: The 2016 Transit of Mercury (updated)

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NASA's SDO Captures Mercury Transit Time-lapse

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2016 Mercury Transit in 4K

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Transit of Mercury 2016 explained

A transit of Mercury across the Sun takes place when the planet Mercury passes directly between the Sun and a superior planet, becoming visible against the solar disk. During a transit, Mercury appears as a tiny black dot moving across the disk of the Sun.
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    • Scientific observations 

    • Occurrence of transits 

    • Past and future transits