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LOOK: NASA captures Mercury in transit

NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory via AP

Posted at Nov 12 2019 08:28 AM

LOOK: NASA captures Mercury in transit

This still image from video issued by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows Mercury as it passes between Earth and the sun on Monday. The solar system's smallest, innermost planet resembles a tiny black dot during the transit, which began at 7:35 a.m. EST (1205 UTC).