Astronomy Pictures from the University Lowbrow Astronomers: The 2004 Transit of Venus
The 2004 Transit of Venus
by Chris Bayus
On rare occasions, Venus passes between the Earth and the Sun. During
the twenty-first century, it will happen twice, once in the year 2004, and once
in the year 2012. Such events are called Venus Transits.
The following photographs
were taken during the last Venus Transit (the morning of June 8, 2004).
Related Venus Transit 2004 Links
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