Wow! Check out these space views of Mercury's transit from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.
The United States Solar Dynamics Observatory (NASA) at the United Nations (SDO) had an ideological seat on Monday, 11.11.2019, as Mercury crossed the face of the sun in Mercury's last transit until 2032. The video above shows SDO views of the sun – during transit hours – at different wavelengths of light in extreme ultraviolet.
Plus … hey, who knew that NASA could be funny?
Q: What did Mercury say when asked to set between the Earth and the Sun?
A: I'm gone! ?
We have witnessed rare treatment throughout the day # Mercury Transit, which happens only 13 times a century! Marvel at the looks, we captured ours @NASASun-supporting satellite: https://t.co/Wm7TYlNSeX pic.twitter.com/UqhYHTpAQm
– NASA (@NASA) November 12, 2019
Bottom line: Video of November 11, 2019, Mercury transit, as seen from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.
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