See the Transit of Mercury at Airdrie Observatory

See the Transit of Mercury at Airdrie Observatory

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

Airdrie Observatory
Airdrie Library, Airdrie, ML6 0AG

Join astronomers at Airdrie Observatory as they observe the planet Mercury pass in front of the Sun as viewed from Earth. This event is weather dependent with updates being posted on the observatory’s facebook page.

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


Event organiser

Airdrie Astronomical Association

Airdrie Astronomical Association is organising this event

Please contact Airdrie Astronomical Association directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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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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