Tag:Mercury

Transit of Mercury 2016

Mercury Transit on May 9, 2016 This phenomenon goes unnoticed by most people. Even in the photographs it is difficult to understand what is happening. Mercury passes in front of the sun, and sometimes we can see it from Earth. Since the size of Mercury is so small compared to the Sun, what we see is a small point that is Mercury on the surface of the sun at sunset. This is called Transit of Mercury. You have to look […]

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Conjunction of Moon and planets Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn 2002

This was one of the most notable conjunctions of the recent history: Wikipedia described it as: Venus, Mars and Saturn appeared close together in the evening sky in early May 2002, with a conjunction of Mars and Saturn occurring on 4 May. This was followed by a conjunction of Venus and Saturn on 7 May, and another of Venus and Mars on 10 May …. A series of conjunctions between the Moon and, in order, Saturn, Mars and Venus took […]

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