See the Transit of Mercury with Aberystwyth University

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

Old College - Aberystwyth University

6 King Street, Aberystwyth, SY23 2AY


The Department of Physics at Aberystwyth University is holding a public event to mark the rare transit of the planet Mercury across the front of the Sun on Monday 11 November 2019. Staff and postgraduate students from the Department of Physics will be setting up four telescopes equipped with solar and hydrogen alpha filtering outside the Old College on the seafront at Aberystwyth. In case of cloud cover, screens will be set up inside the Old College showing a live stream from other countries.

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