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Skywatchers Prepare for Transit of Venus

Skywatchers Prepare for Transit of Venus

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In June astronomers across the world will be hoping to get a clear view of the Transit of Venus for the last time in their lives. On June 5 and 6, Venus will pass directly between Earth and the Sun, visible as a small black dot gliding slowly across Sun’s face. The Transits occur in a pattern that repeats every 243 years, meaning the next Transit won’t appear for another 105 years. Get more info at transitofvenus.org.

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2:55AM PDT on May 7, 2013

thanks

2:13AM PDT on May 7, 2013

ty

10:33AM PDT on Sep 3, 2012

A M A Z I N G ..........!

7:02AM PDT on Sep 3, 2012

Wow!

12:45AM PDT on Sep 3, 2012

Thanks so much for this info.

12:40PM PDT on Sep 2, 2012

WELL... why would this be posted now?????... June has long gone...OR did you say 2013?????? Maybe it's me.

8:57PM PDT on Jun 27, 2012

thanks

2:15PM PDT on Jun 5, 2012

enjoy....only few of us will have chance to ever witness this again.....2117....of course, the way we treat our planet, will anyone be here to view it???

8:56PM PDT on May 31, 2012

An incredible and unique event!

1:31PM PDT on May 29, 2012

Very interesting!

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