Transit Of Venus
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Skywatchers around the world readied their telescopes and grabbed their solar shades on Tuesday and Wednesday to catch a
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The Chicago Tribune reports that, in the Chicago area, about half of the planet's journey across the sun should be visible
If you missed the Transit of Venus in 2004, then today, June 5, 2012, is the last time you will see this rare astronomical event until December 2117! I can't begin to imagine society the next time a human sees the black dot of Venus in transit.
The Transit of Venus isn't just an interesting thing to observe. It held a special scientific purpose for generations of
Venus is making its final trip over the sun this century, and South Floridians are gathering Tuesday night to watch this
2. Transit Of Venus At National Air And Space Museum Venus is about to pass between the Earth and the Sun. This viewing will
If you're an amateur astronomer who plans on bringing out the telescope for some skywatching this Tuesday, send us pics of
Make sure your filter is securely attached to the front of the scope, so there is zero possibility that it will come off
By observing the differences in movement of Venus and the Sun, astronomers on Earth were able to calculate our own distance
The next pair of Venus transits won't be until 2117 and 2125. So, unless you are lucky and healthy enough to live for another 105 years, this will be your last chance to see a Venus transit from the surface of the Earth. But -- aha! there's the catch -- "from the surface of the Earth."
Once in a lifetime At Great Basin National Park in Nevada, viewers will have about five hours to observe the rare astronomical
In the 18th century, transits of Venus provided astronomers with the first way to measure the absolute size of the solar