Last Chance in This Life Time: 5 June Transit of Venus
05/13/2012 4 Comments
The transit or passage of a planet across the face of the Sun is a relatively rare occurrence. As seen from Earth, only transits of Mercury and Venus are possible. On average, there are 13 transits of Mercury each century. In contrast, transits of Venus occur in pairs with more than a century separating each pair.
The last Venus transit was in 2004 so the second event of the pair will occur on Tuesday, June 5 from the Western Hemisphere…..Click http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/OH/transit12.html to read FULL report