Cancelled due to weather: Transit of Mercury

Due to the bad weather forecast we will not be having telescopes on the square for tomorrow's event, however we do still hope to broadcast it on the Big Screen.
 

When

9 May

How Much

Free

Where

Millennium Square, outside At-Bristol

Who for

Everyone!

Times

12pm - 6pm 




See Mercury pass across the face of the Sun during this rare astronomical event!

  • Use special solar telescopes to safely see Mercury pass across the face of the Sun
  • Chat to experts from the Bristol Astronomical Society, Sky at Night Magazine, and At-Bristol's Planetarium team
  • See a live broadcast of Mercury’s transit projected onto the Big Screen

This event is weather dependent. 

Organised by Bristol Astronomical Society, Sky at Night Magazine and At-Bristol Science Centre.

 

Photo credit: View of Mercury from MESSENGER’s October 2008 flyby (NASA / JHUAPL / Gordan Ugarkovic)