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Rare transit of planet Mercury occurs on Monday 9th May

Looking directly at the sun without the right protection can cause permanent damage to the eyes. The observer in India will not see the ending of the event as the same will be in progress after sunset. The next two will occur in 2019 and 2032. The transit will be visible between 10:25 a.m. and 2:44 p.m. EDT. The rare transit will be visible either partially or in full in most parts of the world - Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, ...