Watch: NASA Shares A Video Of Mercury Passing B/W Earth And Sun

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Wednesday shared a video of Mercury passing between the Sun and the Earth. As per NASA, Mecury crossed between Earth and the Sun on November 11 – a rare event we won’t be able to see again until 2032.

“Our Solar Dynamics Observatory, which views the Sun in a variety of wavelengths of light in the extreme ultraviolet, tracked Mercury’s journey,” NASA wrote while sharing the picture.

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The people from the eastern U.S and Canada and all Central and South America got the chance to see the entire 5 ½-hour transit. However, the rest of the world, except for Asia and Australia, got just a sampling of the event.

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The last parade by Mercury across the sun happened in 2016. To note, Earthlings only get to observe 13 or 14 of such charismatic Mercury transits in a century.

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