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Mercury Transit

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Observer
Andrew Paterson
Time of observation
11/11/2019 - 12:20
Object
Mercury Transit
Observing location
Hill Head
Equipment
Meade LX 90
iPhone 6s
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An iPhone eyepiece projection image of today’s transit of Mercury shortly after second contact. I had a good visual view of immersion. There appeared to be a definite black drop effect before Mercury was clear of the solar limb. I can appreciate the difficulties observers had with the transit of Venus in 1769 when trying to get accurate timings. 

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