Monday, May 9, 2016

Transit of Mercury

I'm taking a break from grading. See small dot right and up of center. Larger and more diffuse dot left of center is a sunspot.


Walter Van den Acker said...

And what is the big greyish disk?

Alexander R Pruss said...

The sun? :-)

Richard Davis said...
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Richard Davis said...

At last! Empirical evidence that the sun is a styrofoam ball.

Since styrofoam isn't biodegradable, this sinks the silly theory that the sun will one die decay into a red dwarf and swallow us.

We are saved.