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Places to watch the Transit of Mercury from London

On Monday May 9th 2016 the planet Mercury will make a relatively rare transit between the earth and the sun, appearing as a small black dot passing across the surface.

Last Chance to Visit Hampstead Observatory

…until September. Hampstead Observatory, the 100-year old telescope observatory in North London is open to the general public for free during the winter months – but has to close for summer due to the annoyance of a lack of darkness