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Mercury To Make A Rare Pass Across Sun Today For Last Time In 13 Years


The transit will begin shortly after sunrise on the East Coast. By the time the sun rises on the West Coast, it will be underway, with Mercury nearing its deepest venture into the solar disk.

Mercury is set to make a transit across the sun on Monday morning for the last time until 2032. A pinprick of darkness will puncture a small hole in the sunlight as the planet traverses the solar disk during a 5.5-hour stretch, starting at 7:35 a.m. Eastern time. And while you won't be able see it without protective glasses and heavy-duty ...


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