Observe the Transit of Mercury with Highlands Astronomical Society

Monday 11th November 2019 from 12:30pm to 16:00pm

An Lochan - Inverness College Campus

Inverness College Campus, Inverness, IV2 5NB


Come along and safely view the planet Mercury transiting the Sun through special solar telescopes with astronomers from Highlands Astronomical Society. Take a pic or video clip of this rare event with your smartphone using our 3D-printed adapters. The team will be located on a jetty on An Lochan and you can find the exact spot by clicking on this "what3words" locating link https://w3w.co/damage.refers.shin. Find out about your local astronomy club, what we get up to, where we meet, and where we observe the beautiful night sky. The team look forward to seeing you and help you enjoy this astronomical event which won’t occur again until 2032!

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