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Mercury to pass across middle of sun Monday in rarity

Space Daily Sunday, 10 November 2019
Washington (UPI) Nov 8, 2019

For only the third time in 100 years, the planet Mercury will pass across the middle of the sun on Monday morning. A Mercury transit - 36 millions from the sun - won't been seen from North American for another 30 years and anywhere until 2032, according to NASA. Beginning at 7:35 a.m. EDT, Mercury will pass from one side of the sun to the other. It will last more about 5 1/2 ho
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The transit will not happen again until 2032. Suzanne Marques reports.

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