|The planet Venus (black dot) passes in front of the sun, as seen from earth|
There will a a transit of Mercury across the sun on May 9, 2016. This article on timeanddate.com can tell you when the mercury transit may be available from your location. It also provides links to information on proper eye protection!
"After centuries of trying, only photographic technology could measure the ‘Transit of Venus’ and tell us our position in the solar system." - +Royal Observatory Greenwich
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