Mercury Transit 5-9-2016 and 11-9-2019
Jordan Davis, Sammie Mackie, Abby Santiago and Ruby Johnson (from South Medford High School) joined with North Medford High School VIMS Dave Bloomsness and John Bunyan to film and photograph the transit of Mercury across the sun on May 9, 2016.
The Medford Mail Tribune acticle here: http://www.mailtribune.com/news/20160509/north-medford-students-document-mercurys-passage-in-front-of-sun
On Veteran's Day 11-11-2019 Mercury made another transit across the sun as viewed from Medford, Oregon. A team of young astronomy students filmed the event using a Canon Rebel EOS DSLR Camera with an average exposure time of 1/50th of a second with an ISO of 200. The Students included: Rylie Stewart Ian Stewart, Chance Constanzo, Robert Black, Damian Little, Kevin Ratchovitch, Emilio Bedollo, and Kaycee Hoak.