Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Transit of Venus today

NASA image of the Transit of Venus, 2004

June 6, 2012 Transit of Venus (across the Sun). This takes place when the planet Venus passes directly between the Sun and the Earth, obscuring a small part of the Sun's disc. During a transit, Venus can be seen from the Earth as a small black disc moving across the face of the Sun.

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