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Mercury’s transit will be in 2019 at the latest: What to know

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Mercury is in retrograde, but it is an even rarer celestial event that will happen in this month, when the first of the planets in the solar system is the Sun, a visit, an event that is well-known as a Mercury Transit.

The event is scheduled to occur on Nov. 11, and it will not be seen again from Earth until 2032. According to NASA’s website, the event can be viewed with the appropriate personal protective equipment in case of 4:35 a.m. and 10:04 p.m. PST.

Because Mercury is so small from our perspective on Earth, you will need a pair of binoculars, or a telescope with a solar filter to see it,” NASA wrote on its website, adding that the event will only happen about 13 times per century.”

An artistic rendering of the BepiColombo at one of its two Venus flybys on its way to Mercury.
(ESA/ATG medialab)

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The last time Mercury passed in front of the Sun from Earth’s perspective), it was 2016.

Space.com reports are that the Mercury will look like a small, travel stain” on the Sun’s face, as if it’s going to be in front of the massive star. In order to view it, astronomers will have the telescopes or binoculars are equipped with a protective solar filter.

These events are usually at the beginning of May until the beginning of November, Space.com added to it. It will not be visible from the Earth every year, each planet has a different amount of time to be in the path of the Sun, so they need to be in the right place at the right time, for you to see, with the right equipment.

Depending on the Time and day of the event to span 5 hours, 28 minutes and 47 seconds long, so that people all over the united states will have a lot of time to come to see it as well. It will also be seen in many parts of South America, Europe, Asia, and Antarctica.

If you are not in a position to have access to the safe, secure, and proper equipment, there are a number of ways to watch the event online, including NASA’s Mercury, Transit, web, video, and more.

Astronomy is a streaming service, Slooh will also have a livestream of the event on its YouTube channel, starting at 7:30 pm EST Space.com added to it. There are other options on The Virtual Telescope Project, as well as in museums and planetariums around the country that will be hosting live events.

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