Stunning footage shows Mercury passing in front of the Sun

rumblestaffPublished: May 9, 2016183 viewsVirality: 66%
Published: May 9, 2016

For more than seven hours on May 9th, 2016, Mercury is visible as a tiny black dot crossing the face of the sun. This rare event, which is known as a "transit," happens only slightly more than once a decade. Credit to 'NASA' and the 'Solar Dynamics Observatory Satellite'.

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