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Venus Transit 2012

WOW: Venus, Spacecraft Cozy Up In Photo Of Historic 'Transit'

Posted 06.11.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 06/09/2012 02:17 PM EDT on Photographing Tuesday's historic Venus transit of the sun is special enough on its...

The Transit of Venus

Dr. Ralph Chou | Posted 08.08.2012 | Science
Dr. Ralph Chou

Logging on to the Internet, it was somewhat disturbing to see the weather forecast for Mauna Kea the next day: At the summit 0 to 20 percent cloud cover with high winds, temperatures near freezing and 50 percent chance of fog. Uh, oh...

WATCH: Breathtaking NASA Footage Of Venus Transit

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.06.2012 | Science

The recent transit of Venus across the sun is probably the last time anyone alive in 2012 will witness this rare celestial alignment. Fortunately, NAS...

LOOK: Amazing Venus Transit Pictures

Posted 06.06.2012 | Science

Skywatchers around the world readied their telescopes and grabbed their solar shades on Tuesday and Wednesday to catch a glimpse of the transit of Ven...

RECAP: Once-In-Lifetime Transit Of Venus

Posted 06.05.2012 | Science

Today, Venus will appear to dance across the sun, a rare phenomenon called the transit of Venus. The Venus transit, which will last for nearly seve...

GUIDE: Where To Watch Last Venus Transit Of This Century

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 06.05.2012 | Miami

Venus is making its final trip over the sun this century, and South Floridians are gathering Tuesday night to watch this rare celestial event. Ven...

How To See Tuesday's Transit Of Venus

Posted 06.05.2012 | Science

Today, Venus will cross in front of the sun, a rare phenomenon known as the transit of Venus and an event which will not occur again for more than 100...

TODAY: Safe Ways To Observe 'Transit'

sky and telescope | Robert Naeye | Posted 06.05.2012 | Science

For special sky events such as solar eclipses and transits, I always choose my words very carefully when advising people on how to safely view the Sun...

A Brief History Of The Transit Of Venus

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.04.2012 | Science

The highly anticipated transit of Venus on June 5, 2012 is the second transit since 2004, but we won't be around next time. Transits of Venus occur in...

Skywatchers: Where to See the Transit of Venus, A Rare Astronomical Event

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 07.30.2012 | Science
Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska may have missed out on the prime viewing of the annular solar eclipse on May 20, but there's no better place to be than the Last Frontier to see the June 5 transit of Venus, an astronomical event that only rolls around twice every century or so.