Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina, USA

Month: June 2012

Bringing Space Exploration & the Night Sky Down to Earth

The Transit of Venus Post Script

There was quite a bit of “Venus Transit Fever” on the Internet during the few days leading up to the  transit as well as several days afterwards.  The plethora of pictures, videos and articles was quite impressive.  However there are 2 videos that stand out in my mind…. The first is a video compiled by…
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The 2012 Venus Transit

On the afternoon of June 5th, 2012 (the morning of June 6th on other parts of the planet) the black silhouette of Venus was observed crossing the face of the sun.   This passing in front of the sun is what astronomers call a transit.  The next time Venus will transit the Sun, from the…
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