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Last Post 15 Oct 2012 09:45 AM by  Terry Kucera
eclipse/transit
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14 Oct 2012 10:20 PM
    Has an eclipse, or "transit" of both the planet venus and mercury ever occured at the same time in front of the sun, that is two at one time?
    Tags: eclipse, Venus, Sun, Earth, Mercury, transit, Table of Transits


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    15 Oct 2012 09:45 AM

    That would be neat to see!

    With the Sun, Mercury, Venus, and Earth all going around for a few billion years it is possible. I don't think there is a historical record of one happening, though.

    If you are interested there are tables of the transits for a few thousand years here:

    http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/transi...ansit.html

    cheers,

    Terry

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