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VIDEO: Transit of Mercury in Pawtuxet Village

[CREDIT: Rob Borkowski] Jason Major set up his telescope in Pawtuxet Village Nov. 11, 2019 to give people a view of the Transit of Mercury.

PAWTUXET VILLAGE — Astronomy enthusiast and photographer Jason Major set up his telescope on the Pawtuxet River bridge Monday to give passers-by a quick glimpse of the day’s transit of Mercury across the sun, and also gave a brief presentation on the celestial movement creating the show and the optical equipment necessary to watch it safely.

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