Mercury transit observed

Jay McLaren: Observing Mercury transit in front of the Mayo High School

The innermost planet Mercury was on November 11, 2019 transiting in front of the Sun. Many club member prepared for this rare event at Mayo High School. They were hoping, that weather would allow to observe dark silhouette of the Mercury against bright Sun. Event started at 6:35 AM and ended at 12:05 PM. Observers experienced all kind of weather that morning, but is clear sky moments was possible to see Mercury crossing solar disc.
Next transit will happen on November 13, 2032.

Jay McLaren: Snow stopped Mercury transit observing