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…


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.

Screen Shot 2016-05-10 at 6.25.40 AM

BBC News

Hope to see it in 2019!


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Retired science teacher that is learning to blog...

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  1. Nicole says:

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

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