The Transit of Mercury (11/11/2019)

 

Mercury Transit Photo

 

This is just one of some 750+ frames I got (at fifteen second intervals) during the part of the transit visible here, the Sun not rising until 1½ hours after the 5½ hour event started. Unfortunately my sequence was not continuous, as there were a couple of periods where clouds moving through intervened for several minutes.

Note the total absence of sunspots, which has been the case for practically all of 2019.

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