ESAS presents Transit of Mercury

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11.30am - 8pm
South Terrace 

A transit of Mercury is a rare event, the planet will track across the surface of the Sun and is favourable from the UK, whats more it will be visible for approximately 7 hours.

Do come down to the De La Warr Pavilion South Terrace and join East Sussex Astronomical Society to get safe views of this rare occurrence.

Views and hand outs will be available throughout the day using ESAS Solar scopes giving views of the Sun in H-Alpha which will show any prominence's visible on the outer limb and white light which shows Sunspots in all thier glory.

Put the date in your Diary as this will not be visible again until 2019 and then 2032

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Mon 9 May 2016-
Mon 9 May 2016

Tickets: Free entry

Booking & Information:
01424 229 111
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