Coming May 9: A rare look at Mercury crossing the face of the sun

On Monday, May 9, 2016, Mercury will move across the face of the sun, offering a rare viewing opportunity for professional astronomers and backyard sky watchers alike. The next time this event happens will be Nov. 11, 2019.
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On Monday, May 9, 2016, Mercury will move across the face of the sun, offering a rare viewing opportunity for professional astronomers and backyard sky watchers alike. The next time this event happens will be Nov. 11, 2019.

Telescopes at Bellingham library to offer view of Mercury passing the sun

May 06, 2016 12:30 PM