Watch Mercury Pass Between The Earth And The Sun During This Rare Astronomical Event In Idaho

If you consider yourself an astronomy enthusiast, chances are you’re aware of a rare astronomical event that’s taking place later this month. If you’re not aware, don’t sweat it. There’s still time to prepare for this highly anticipated event—the Mercury Transit. Similiar to a solar eclipse, a transit occurs when a planet passes directly between the Earth and the sun. It makes for a stunning sight, and it’s something you definitely don’t want to miss. Read on to learn all about the upcoming transit and what you need to view it!

Are you prepared for the upcoming Mercury Transit? This astronomical event will take place during the daytime, but you can always plan a visit to this observatory at an Idaho State Park that’s the perfect place to gaze at the night sky.