photos.ALBj.net2016 → Glimpsing Mercury's Solar Transit, May 9, 2016

A coworker brought his telescope to the office to catch a glimpse of Mercury transiting the sun. He started with a rig he and his son built for viewing sunspots, but somehow it wasn't quite working right. Instead, he simply turned the eyepiece lens toward a sheet of paper, and Mercury's silhouette immediately came into view.