The planet Mercury makes a rare trip between the Earth and the Sun this Monday

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Houston - Calling all werewolves!

Well, and everybody else.

There's an astronomical event happening on Monday you should know about.

No, not a full moon.

It's Mercury in transit.

The planet Mercury is going to come between us-- and the Sun.

Yeah, it's a love triangle of cosmic proportions, and let's face it, Mercury just doesn't come around all that often.

Yep, this is even more rare than a blue moon. It happens only a little more than once a decade.

But this starry love connection has to be seen to be appreciated.

Stargazers are thrilled that they can grab a telescope or binoculars and witness the spectacle.

Astronomers say Mercury will look like a tiny black dot as it slides in front of the Sun.

Mercury's trip will take about seven and a half hours, so it's about like a vacation to Wally World.

The planetary watch begins early Monday morning like around rush hour.

The only question is, when it's all over, will Mercury still appreciate us in the morning?

Nah, probably not.