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Mercury Transit of 8 November 2006

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CAUTION: It is exceptionally dangerous to view the Sun without the right equipment. Blindness or painful, permanent eye damage will result.


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The transit of the planet Mercury across the face of the sun was seen by the 4 GONG telescopes that were facing towards the sun during the hours of the transit.

  • Cerro Tololo, Chile
  • Big Bear, California
  • Mauna Loa, Hawaii
  • Learmonth, Australia

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Composite Image from Big Bear
Composite image from Big Bear

Additional Information about the Transit:


David Armet | Oct 27, 2006
National Solar Observatory