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6/5/2012 - June 5th/6th, 2012: Last time Venus will transit directly in front of sun until 2117

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June 5th/6th, 2012: Last time Venus will transit directly in front of sun until 2117
Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
14:48:23 GMT


Just a quick note to point out that a rare astronomical event is soon taking place (or maybe is in progress already, I'm unclear on the details).

Venus is or will be moving directly in front of the sun for the last time until 2117.

Here are some links about it:

Venus Transit: A Planet's Day in the Sun

VenusTransit.Nasa.Gov/TransitOfVenus

TransitOfVenus.org

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