The Essential Guide to Astronomy
Celestial News & Events
Though clouds blocked the sky for many yesterday, those with a clear view had the chance to see tiny Mercury cross the face of the Sun.
By: The Editors of Sky & Telescope
November 12, 2019
On Monday, November 11th, Mercury will pass directly in front of the Sun and look a tiny black dot silhouetted against the brilliant solar disk. The event, called a transit, occurs approximately 13 times a century.
By: Bob King
November 6, 2019