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Mercury Is About To Pass In Front Of The Sun, And It Should Be Incredible To Watch

It happens around 13 times a century: From our perspective, Mercury - the smallest planet in our solar system - will pass in front of the sun. Most of the world, including the United States, on Monday will be able to see the planet as a tiny black dot passing slowly in front of its host star. You shouldn't stare directly into the sun (ouch), but by watching online or using a telescope with a special filter, you can see Mercury in all its tiny glory.........Read more