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Photo of The Day: NASA Captures 2012 Venus Transit

This image from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows Venus as it nears the disk of the sun on June 5. Venus's 2012 transit will be the last such event until 2117.

The June 5th transit was the final opportunity to witness the rare astronomical reunion until 2117.

occurs when Venus passes directly between Earth and the sun. Viewers will see Venus as a small dot drifting across the golden disk of the sun. There have been 53 transits since 2000 B.C. The rare event occurs in pairs, with the last transit occurring June 8, 2004

Read more stories about Venus by clicking the links below, especially what a local astrologer, Donna Stellhorn and Debra Campbell, say about it.

http://patch.com/A-tMRM

http://patch.com/A-tPKL

http://patch.com/A-tLHS

http://patch.com/A-tyXY

 

 

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