Transit of Mercury Viewing, at the Hubbardton Battlefield State Historic Site, 5696 Monument Hill Road, Hubbardton, VT, Monday May 9th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. See the planet Mercury pass in front of the sun, one of 2016’s rare celestial events, conditions permitting. The Green Mountain Alliance of Amateur Astronomers will have available for your safe viewing certified eclipse shades and the finest protective telescope filters. The next transit is 2019 and then not again until 2039. Peak is at 10:57 AM. Donations appreciated.