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TRANSIT OF MERCURY, MAY 7. 2003

AN EVENT

by Knut Jørgen Røed Ødegaard and Unni Fuskeland

Norwegian Astronomical Society will arrange an event to show the transit for the public, at Blindern, University of Oslo from 07 - 12:30 the 7th of May (outside the Department of Chemistry, aside NRK - the National Broadcasting Company, look at the map below).

Map over Blindern, University of Oslo. The event will take place outside the Department of Chemistry, aside NRK - the National Broadcasting Company, at the spot named Tørtberg on the map.
To see how to get there from Majorstua, look at this map.
Illustration: University of Oslo.

Mercury in front of the Solar disc on May 9. 1907, seen from Trondheim. Later, Mercury passed over the large Sunspot on the right.
Photo: Steinar Thorvaldsen.

CONTACT PERSON:

Knut Jørgen Røed Ødegaard
Project leader

Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics
P.O.Box 1029 Blindern
N-0315 Oslo
Norway

Phone: +47 22 85 75 22 (Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics)
+47 992 77 172 (mobile phone)
+47 613 11 359 (private, weekend)

Email: knutjo@astro.uio.no


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