The Isle of Wight Observatory
Watery Lane, Newchurch, PO36 0LX
The members of Vectis Astronomical Society are opening the doors to their observatory for this special observing session of the transit of Mercury… See the solar system’s innermost planet pass in front of the Sun using special telescopes. If you are planning to attend this event please contact the Society to let them know!
Please note that this event has already taken place on 11/11/2019
For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.Visit event website
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.
Mon 11th Nov
Local light pollution
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.