This May we have the opportunity to see the planet Mercury transit across the face of the Sun. The next time to see this event will be in 2019, so don’t miss this! As with all astronomical studies involving the Sun: DO NOT OBSERVE THE SUN WITHOUT PROPER SAFETY: you only have one pair of eyes, so take care of them. Only use approved filters for astronomical observation of the Sun and use them properly! If you are unsure, contact your local astronomy club and ask.
This transit is visible in its entirety from Exeter. Timings are approximately as follows:
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