More about Planetary Occultations
The crescent Moon about to occult Mercury on the morning of June 14,1996. Akira Fujii photographed this scene from his Chiro Observatory South in Western Australia.
Finder charts, detailed maps, observing news, and full information on events worldwide are carried in the Occultation Newsletter published by IOTA. A subscription (US$20 per year for USA, Canada, and Mexico; US$25 per year elsewhere) can be obtained by writing Art Lucas, IOTA Secretary-Treasurer, at 5403 Bluebird Trial, Stillwater, OK, 74074-7600, USA.
Annual membership in IOTA costs US$30 (for USA, Canada, and Mexico) and US$35 for all others. (Observers from Europe and the UK are encouraged to join the European Section (IOTA/ES)). Membership includes a subscription to the Occultation Newsletter, annual predictions for your viewing location, and supplements. For more information contact Art Lucas at the address above.