NJIT Newsroom tagged with "mercury" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 Rare Occurrence of Transit of Mercury May Be Viewed Tomorrow at NJIT http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-444.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2006/2006-444.phpTue, 07 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500 The public is invited to witness the rare occurrence of Mercury passing in front of the Sun as seen from Earth on Nov. 8 from about 2 p.m. until dusk (weather permitting) with the Astronomy Club of NJIT. Club advisor Carsten Denker, PhD, assistant professor in the department of physics at NJIT, will have two professional telescopes available for viewing then.

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