From the NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory, a beautiful clip of the transit of Venus:
Transit of Venus, a photo by rbabiera on Flickr. One of my favorite setups from the Transit of Venus event at Chicago’s Adler Planetarium.
All winter and most of the spring, Venus has been dazzling us as the “evening star.” Tomorrow afternoon (June 5), Venus will put on a different kind of show. Starting at about 5:00 pm Central Daylight time, Venus will pass in front of the sun. In Chicago, the sun will set before Venus completely crosses… Read More Transit of Venus