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2019-11-04T13:32:38Z

Mercury in front of the sun on November 11 - and one last chance to see the rare celestial event before 2032

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

Weather Arabs - is waiting for astronomers and enthusiasts follow - up of natural phenomena rare event on 11/11/2019, which is the passage of the planet Mercury in front of the sun in reality only repeated 13 times every century.

 

This rare Earth event will not be seen again until 2032.

 

Mercury often orbits the Sun in different paths from Earth, so the small planet's occurrence between Earth and the Sun is a rare astronomical event.

 

In a rare event, Mercury is visible from Earth as a small point, appearing as little as 0.5 percent of the size of the Sun.

 

Almost everywhere on Earth, humans will be able to follow the tiny black spot, slowly moving through the sun's disk.

 

Unlike crossing Venus, where the planet seems large enough to see with the naked eye, Mercury is so small that you will need binoculars or a telescope with a sun filter to see it.

 

 

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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