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Watch Venus transit the sun at Missouri S&T Observatory June 5

Posted by on May 29, 2012

On Tuesday, June 5, the planet Venus will pass across the face of the sun, a rare event that will only be visible in its entirety in the western Pacific Ocean regions. During the transit, observers will see a small dot, Venus’ silhouette, move across the disk of the sun. This alignment of the Earth, Venus and the sun happened in 2004, but will not occur again until 2117.

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