Observe the Transit of Mercury at Lime Tree Observatory

Observe the Transit of Mercury at Lime Tree Observatory

Monday 11th November 2019 from 12:00pm to 16:00pm

Lime Tree Observatory
Lime Tree Farm, Grewelthorpe, HG4 3DA

Join the astronomers at the Lime Tree Observatory to safely view the innermost planet of the solar system make its way across the disc of the Sun. Try to get along to see it. The next time it happens will be in 2032! This is a free event. Donations are welcome.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 11/11/2019


Event organiser

Lime Tree Observatory

Lime Tree Observatory is organising this event

Please contact Lime Tree Observatory directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.



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