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Mercury Solar Transit - Public Observing
11 November 2019
Starts: 12:00
Ends: 16:00

Come along and safely view the planet Mercury transiting the Sun


Come and watch Mercury pass across the Sun's disc with members of your local astronomy club.

Take a pic or video clip of this rare event with your smartphone using our 3D-printed adapters.

We are located on a jetty on An Lochran at UHI Inerness Campus and you can find the exact spot by clicking on this “what3words”locating link https://w3w.co/damage.refers.shin

(This 3 word address refers to an exact 3m x 3m location. Tap the link or enter the 3 words into the free what3words app to find it)



Find out about your local astronomy club, what we get up to, where we meet, and where we observe the beautiful night sky.

Looking forward to seeing you and help you enjoy this Astronomical event which won’t occur again until 2032!

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Dark Sky Observing

Saturday 29th February

Public & Members

Open 19:00
Close 21:00


Dress warmly!

Try to arrive at least 30 minutes before close so you get a decent chance to view the night sky

A voluntary charitable donation in the region of £5 per adult would be greatly appreciated to enable us to operate & maintain our Observatory & Club