Transit of Mercury

Yesterday was cloudy and rain….Figures…

But in Cleveland, Joseph took and extra long coffee break and stared at the sun. (YES, HE USED A SOLAR FILTER!)13177577_10103895544529454_4524288580267871048_n

I wonder how many coworkers are watching this crazy man in the parking lot?

His patience paid off…He caught this…

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Tiny black dot towards the lower right is Mercury as it passed in front of the sun.

Look close, you will see fuzzy dots a little left and below the center. = Sun spots!

Want to see more? Click the link below this image.

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BBC News

Hope to see it in 2019!

 

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Retired science teacher that is learning to blog...

One thought on “Transit of Mercury

  1. Nicole says:

    This is so cool! I am learning more everyday! Thanks Joe and Mr Hamlin!
    #scienceiscoolshit

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