The planet Mercury will be transiting across the face of the Sun on May 9, 2016. The Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Bays Mountain Astronomy Club will be hosting a transit viewing party on Monday May 9. It will be held on the ETSU athletic fields from 10 AM - 2:30 PM. During this time telescopes with solar filters will be set up to safely view the Sun. For more information and directions, click here.