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How to Watch Mercury Transit the Sun

On Monday, you can witness Mercury in motion as the tiny planet waltzes across the face of the sun. This celestial dance, known as the transit of Mercury, last occurred in 2016 and will not happen again until 2032. North American skywatchers will have to wait until 2049 for an encore."This is a poetic moment to me where you're seeing Mercury doing this amazing thing: crossing in front of this gigantic ball of nuclear burning that is our sun," said Jackie Faherty, an astrophysicist at the Ame...
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