NASA took video of the transit of mercury in front of the Sun

NASA сняло на видео транзит Меркурия перед Солнцем

The transit of mercury over the disk of the Sun was filmed

Compared to the star, the planet looks like a small circle, passing in front of it.

With the help of space hardware, NASA took video of the transit of mercury in front of the disk of the sun. The video appeared on the official website of the Agency in Instagram.

On shots it is visible as a small dot against the backdrop of a massive star.

The video was made using the solar dynamics Observatory. It helps to observe the Sun in the spectra with different wavelengths, including ultraviolet.

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Publication from NASA (@nasa) 13 November 2019 in 1:54 PST

The transit of mercury over the disk of the Sun took place on November 11. This is a rare astronomical phenomenon will be repeated only in the year 2032.

Yesterday it was reported that in the sky of the United States exploded a large meteor. The Correspondent also wrote that NASA showed a “spooky” photo of the Sun for Halloween.

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