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Transit of Mercury Draws Astronomers Veterans Day

[CREDIT: Hinode JAXA/NASA/PPARC]This image of Mercury passing in front of the sun was captured on Nov. 8, 2006 by the Solar Optical Telescope, one of three primary instruments on the Hinode spacecraft.

WARWICK, RI  — Astronomers professional and amateur, are set up today to witness the transit of Mercury, the planet closest to the Sun in our solar system, travel slowly across […]

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