A Black Dot Visible on the Surface of the Sun on 9th of May

Friday, 06 May 2016 - 8:34

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The director of the Planetarium, Priyanka Koralage states that a black dot will be visible on the surface of the sun on the 9th of May.

She added that this phenomenon is due to the transitioning of planet Mercury and that it takes place after a period of ten years.

This phenomenon is visible as a result of the alignment of sun, Mercury, and earth .

The director of the Planetarium further advised the public to beware of looking at the sun continuously in order to witness this phenomenon.



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