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TRANSIT OF VENUS
Venus -- The Evening UFO
Astronomer, Author, and Co-Host of Star Gazers
You may catch it as you're commuting home or walking into the house. At first it looks like a plane but it doesn't move like a plane. It just glistens and when you stare at it long enough you will wonder, "Wow, what is that thing?
One Moment in Time
Zoe P. Strassfield
BU Class of 2015, science communicator and Aspiring Archaeologist
The whole world was dark, everything visible to my eyes coated in the same uniform darkness except for the small, oddly-shaped patches of dim orange directly at the center of my vision. I felt a cramp in my neck as I mentally beseeched them to brighten, to expand.
PHOTOS: Pictures Of The Week: June 4 - June 10
Venus, Hubble Space Telescope Seen In Dramatic NASA Photo Shot During 'Transit'
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The Transit of Venus
Dr. Ralph Chou
Associate professor of optometry and vision science at the Uni...
Logging on to the Internet, it was somewhat disturbing to see the weather forecast for Mauna Kea the next day: At the summit 0 to 20 percent cloud cover with high winds, temperatures near freezing and 50 percent chance of fog. Uh, oh...
Coral: Rekindling Venus
Australian artist Lynette Wallworth was determined to use the rare occurrence of the transit of Venus to create a sense of perspective and get people to think about the global problems that the world's ocean currently faces.
Transit Of Venus Pictures: Images Of Astronomical Event (PHOTOS)
Skywatchers around the world readied their telescopes and grabbed their solar shades on Tuesday and Wednesday to catch a
Venus Transit 2012: Live Coverage Of Tuesday's Astronomical Event (PHOTOS, RECAP)
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Watching The Transit Of Venus In Chicago: Adler Planetarium Hosts Viewing Party (PHOTOS)
The Chicago Tribune reports that, in the Chicago area, about half of the planet's journey across the sun should be visible
The Transit of Venus -- Coming to a Sky Near You Today!
Dr. Sten Odenwald
Astronomer, NASA Heliophysics Education Consortium
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.
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The Best Spots To See Tonight's 'Once In A Lifetime' Event
Venus Transit 2012 Miami: Where To See The Planet's Last Trip Until 2117 (PHOTOS)
Venus is making its final trip over the sun this century, and South Floridians are gathering Tuesday night to watch this
Breast Cancer Survivor Storytelling At Woolly Mammoth: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 5
2. Transit Of Venus At National Air And Space Museum Venus is about to pass between the Earth and the Sun. This viewing will
Venus Transit 2012: How To See The Astronomical Event (PHOTOS, MAP)
If you're an amateur astronomer who plans on bringing out the telescope for some skywatching this Tuesday, send us pics of
See Venus Transit 2012 Safely: How To View Celestial Event On June 5
By Robert Naeye,
Make sure your filter is securely attached to the front of the scope, so there is zero possibility that it will come off
Transit Of Venus History: Behind The Epic Celestial Event (VIDEO)
By observing the differences in movement of Venus and the Sun, astronomers on Earth were able to calculate our own distance
Transit Of Venus With 'The Bad Astronomer' Phil Plait (VIDEO)
Cara Santa Maria
Tomorrow is the big day. Time to dust off your eclipse glasses, binoculars and posterboard, or pinhole camera and witness the transit of Venus, a once in a lifetime event!
Not Necessarily Your Last Venus Transit!
Professor, School of Earth & Space Exploration, Arizona State ...
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."
Venus Transit: National Parks Prepare For Rare Celestial Event
Once in a lifetime At Great Basin National Park in Nevada, viewers will have about five hours to observe the rare astronomical
Venus Transit's Polarized Light May Help Hunt For Alien Planets
In the 18th century, transits of Venus provided astronomers with the first way to measure the absolute size of the solar
Jon Langford At Iota: HuffPost DC Top 5 For May 31
Saturday, June 2 Sound Scene at Goethe-Institut This year's ambitious Sound Scene interactive audio installation, "Cycles
The Roaringest Eclipse
Author, 'The Day the World Discovered the Sun'
On June 5, Venus will pass in front of the sun in the same rare transit that sent men like Chappe, Hell and Cook racing to the ends of the earth and facing off against some of the gravest perils of a candlelit age.
Skywatchers: Where to See the Transit of Venus, A Rare Astronomical Event
Alaska Dispatch News
Alaska's best news and opinion
Alaska may have missed out on the prime viewing of the annular solar eclipse on May 20, but there's no better place to be than the Last Frontier to see the June 5 transit of Venus, an astronomical event that only rolls around twice every century or so.
Venus Transit Of Sun On June 5 Called Rare Scientific Opportunity
Scientists are gearing up for the upcoming transit of Venus, an extremely rare opportunity to watch the planet Venus pass
Solar Eclipse Over, Transit Of Venus To Be Next Major Sky Event
To safely observe the Venus transit, you can buy special solar filters to fit over your equipment, or No. 14 welder's glass
Venus Transit On June 5 May Bring New Alien Planet Discoveries
Next month's Venus transit comes during an active period in the sun's 11-year activity cycle, and it's likely that some sunspots
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