Mercury Transit

Later on this afternoon with a properly configured telescope configuration, you'll be able to catch Mercury's transit across the sun. If you don't have access to a properly configured telescope, you can catch the action live from SOHO's point of view. The transit is supposed to start at 1912UTC, or 1412EST (2:12 PM). Mercury's only going to do this 14 times this century, and this is the second one so far.