Cressing Temple Barns
Cressing, Braintree, CM77 8PD
Join the astronomers from North Essex Astronomical Society who will be at Cressing Temple Barns to observe the Transit of Mercury. This rare event won’t be seen from Earth again until 2032! Mercury will look like an extremely small dot as it crosses the Sun and you will need telescopes or binoculars with protective solar filters to see it.
Please note that this event has already taken place on 11/11/2019
North Essex Astronomical Society is organising this event
Please contact North Essex Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.
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.