The Transit of the Mercury across the Sun

Monday, 9th May, 2016 - 1:45pm

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, DL12 8NP

Join Teesdale U3A Astronomy Society for a telescope observation opportunity on the Museum terrace, free of charge. This will be followed at 3.00 by a lecture in the Jubilee Room by Prof Paula Chadwick, who will speak about Mercury’s transit partner – The Active Sun. The cost is £4 adults, £3 concs, £2 for accompanied children aged 12+. Pay on the door of the lecture; entry to the Museum is complimentary in the afternoon for people attending the lecture. Reserve seats online at

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