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Solar transit by Mercury

[Mercury transit]

About this image

This image of Mercury transiting in front of the Sun on November 15th 1999 was taken by Dr. Bill Livingston, using the Kitt Peak Vacuum Telescope.

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Minimum credit line: Bill Livingston, NSO/AURA/NSF

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