Transit of Mercury on Calton Hill

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

Edinburgh Playfair Observatory

Calton Hill, Edinburgh, EH7 5AA


Weather permitting The Astronomical Society of Edinburgh will have their solar telescopes at the top of Calton Hill with members of the public welcome to come along and have a look. The weather forecast is not great however, so please keep an eye on their Facebook page and Twitter feed for more up to date information.

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This event is being organised by The Astronomical Society of Edinburgh who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


No booking is required for this event, simply turn up on the day (weather permitting).

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