Source: Nathaniel Dove, Global News, November 11, 2019 

A dozen astronomers gathered on the bank of the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon on Monday morning to witness a cosmic event that only takes place 13 times a century.

“We’re here to see the world’s smallest eclipse of the sun, it’s called the Mercury transit,” said Tim Yaworski, a member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.

“The planet Mercury right now is passing between us and the sun and, for a very rare moment, we have a chance to actually see it.”

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