Observe the Transit of Mercury with Fordingbridge Astronomers

Observe the Transit of Mercury with Fordingbridge Astronomers

Monday 11th November 2019 from 12:30pm to 15:30pm

Fordingbridge Recreation Ground
Ringwood Road, Fordingbridge, SP6 1AN

Join the members of Fordingbridge Astronomers as they observe the (relatively) rare occurrence of the planet Mercury passing in front of the Sun as seen from Earth through special solar telescopes.

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

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Fordingbridge Astronomers

Fordingbridge Astronomers is organising this event

Please contact Fordingbridge Astronomers directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.

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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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