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Interactive video lesson plan for: Promo: Mercury Transit of the Sun

Activity overview:

On Monday, May 9th at 7:12am Eastern, the planet Mercury will appear against the face of the sun as a small black dot while passing between Earth and the Sun.

This phenomenon, known as a transit takes place about 13 times a century.

Join NASA Experts for a for a live one-hour televised program at 10:30 a.m. Eastern on NASA Television Channel 102 or watch NASA TV online at nasa.gov.

The program features imagery of this rare celestial event and NASA experts discussing the science behind it.

For more information on this historic event go to www.nasa.gov

Tagged under: NASA,Mercury,Transit

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