Stunning footage shows Mercury passing in front of the Sun

Published May 9, 2016 0 Plays

Rumble / SpaceFor 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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  • Jessy94, 3 years ago

    That's cool and scary at the same time, we're floating in space on a planet even smaller than Mercury...

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    • Robertpeterson, 3 years ago

      Wow... Amazing!!

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      • kurbanana, 3 years ago

        Zoom x 1000000000000000000 :D :D NIce nice....

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  • DaveCasado, 3 years ago

    Awesome...

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  • LoganStone, 3 years ago

    Wow, incredibly

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  • TracyMorgan, 3 years ago

    These videos always remind me how small we actually are...

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