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Mercury's Sun moment thrills sky gazers

Professional and amateur astronomers turn their telescopes towards the planet for a closer look Mercury's rare transit across the Sun on Monday was cheered by enthusiasts across the country, with professional and amateur astronomers positioning ... The Hindu, 1 month ago

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Times of India

A dot on the Sun, but only 13 times in a century

Kolkata: On Monday, as the Sun sets, a small black dot may be seen moving across it - the planet Mercury. According to astronomers, 'Transit of Mercury', as it is called, occurs only 13 times in a century. Bipash Das Gupta, scientific officer, M P ...
 Times of India1 month ago

All agog over a dot on the sun

Kolkata: Astronomers, students and space enthusiasts - both children and adults - who had turned out in numbers to watch Mercury transit the face of the sun weren't dissapointed on Monday despite a threat from clouds. While many watched the ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Rare spectacle draws astronomy buffs

At 4 p.m. on Monday, the grounds of the Periyar Science and Technology Centre were bustling with people queuing up to watch the planet Mercury make a rare transit across the sun. The city — other than Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai — was one of ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Mercury transit lost in clouds

But for two minutes where a lucky few managed to catch a glimpse : Mercury's transit of the Sun was eagerly anticipated but cloudy weather left sky gazers disappointed. However, a persistent few managed to join the rest of the world to get a ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Moon will be smallest in size today

Kolkata : The moon will appear to be smaller in size on full moon day tomorrow, that is 22 nd April, a phenomenon known as 'Mini Moon' which will recur only after 15 years. On the night if April 21 at 9.35 PM IST, the moon will be at apogee - the ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 months ago 'Mini Moon' Can Be Spotted on Thursday  NDTV2 months ago Mini Moon: Moon will be the smallest tomorrow, next will happen only in 2030  DNA India2 months ago Moon will be smallest in size on April 22  Oneindia2 months ago
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