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Transit of Mercury

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About this observation
Observer
Peter Meadows
Time of observation
11/11/2019 - 12:40
Object
Sun & Mercury
Observing location
Chelmsford, Essex
Equipment
80mm f/11 Refractor
Projection Box

Luckily the Sun appeared just after 1st contact and stayed reasonably clear until around 15:30 UT when the Sun was at an altitude of just 5 deg.  The image, from a 6in (152mm) disk drawing, shows the position of Mercury at 10 minute intervals from 12:40 UT. 

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