NSO/GONG

Mercury Transit of 7 May 2003

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On June 7, 2003 the planet Mercury transited across the face of the Sun. This transit was seen by the 3 GONG telescopes (in El Teide, Spain; Learmonth, Australia; and Udaipur, India) that were facing towards the sun during the hours of the transit.

See an animation of the event


View images from the three sites
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Dave Armet and Ruth A. Kneale |