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Just Too Cool: 9 May – The Transit of Mercury!

It’s not quite as nifty as the Transit of Venus (for which Sousa wrote a march), but it is still very nifty. As viewed from your planet, Mercury will pass in front of your yellow sun on 9 May. From NASA’s … Continue reading

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Transit of the Sun

Too bad about the ending of the Space Shuttle program. But on the way back to earth, the Shuttle made a transit of the Sun which was caught on film.  You can see the images at spaceweather.com. Small versions.. but … Continue reading

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