Mercury Transit 2016 from SDO/AIA at 171 Ångstroms

  • Released Wednesday, June 1, 2016
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Mercury transit, from May 9, 2016, as seen by the AIA telescope with 171 Ångstrom filter on Solar Dynamics Observatory.

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