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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Venus Transit of the Sun

Space junkies are preparing for an astronomical event that will occur on Tuesday, June 5 - the once-in-a-lifetime Venus transit. The shadow of Venus moving across the surface of the Sun will make it appear as if a hole was punched into the circle of the star - it's also not going to happen again until December 2117, so unless we can extend our lifespans for another 105 years, this will be the only chance to see it. This video explains more.

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