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Mercury skips across sun's vast glare in rare transit

The Age Monday, 11 November 2019
Stargazers used solar-filtered binoculars to spot Mercury as it passed between Earth and the sun. Meanwhile SpaceX took another step forward in its effort to provide global internet coverage.
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News video: Mercury Passes Across the Face of the Sun

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Mercury Passes Across the Face of the Sun. It is a rare event that will only happen 14 times this century. As seen from Earth, the planet Mercury will pass in front of the face of the Sun. This happens when Mercury, the Earth and the Sun are lined up precisely in three dimensions. Mercury's orbit...

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