The 9 May 2016 transit of Mercury : online observing session

The 9 May 2016 transit of Mercury : online observing session - poster of the event

The 9 May 2016 transit of Mercury : online observing session – poster of the event

Next 9 May 2016, the sky will offer us a truly spectacular and rare astronomical event: a transit of planet Mercury in front of the Sun. This is the first of these transits after the 2006 one. The last Mercury transit visible from Europe was in 2003.

The Virtual Telescope Project will bring this stunning cosmic event to you in real time, online, thanks to the most modern technologies, with the live comment by the astrophysicist Gianluca Masi, the inventor and manager of the Virtual Telescope Project. Thanks to us, not only you can see this marvelous show no matter where you are on the globe, but you will do this with full safety: never forget that observing the Sun, even by naked eye, is extremely dangers, as you can permanently damage your sight.

The live, free  coverage is scheduled for 9 May 2016, starting at 11:00 UT.

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