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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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Solar Observing

Monday 11th November

Public & Members

Open Midday
Close 4pm

UHI Inverness Campus, An Lochran (Please park cars in the Main Car Park)

Event Status

CANCELLED. Raining and forecast for heavier

- Hosted observing of the transit of Mercury across the Sun through our specialised Club telescopes, and

- take smartphone pics of the event using our 3D-printed adapters

A voluntary charitable donation would be greatly appreciated to enable us to operate & maintain our Observatory & Club

Event Details