Skywatchers Prepare for Transit of Venus

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

Skywatchers Prepare for Transit of Venus

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Aud Nordby
Aud nordby3 years ago


Nils Anders Lunde
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Alicia N.
Alicia N.4 years ago

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

Teresa Wlosowicz
Teresa W.4 years ago


Danuta Watola
Danuta Watola4 years ago

Thanks so much for this info.

Joy Mcronald
Joy McRonald4 years ago

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

Sarah M.
Sarah M.4 years ago


Dave C.
David C.4 years ago

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???

Margarita G.
Margarita G.4 years ago

An incredible and unique event!

Dee C.
Dee C.4 years ago

Very interesting!