Transit of Venus across the face of the Sun in 2004

The rare transit of Venus across the face of the Sun in 2004 was one of the better-photographed events in sky history.

In a few hours the sane event will occur, for once in our life time. Next time will be, December 2117.

Image Credit: David Cortner

More info for the event.  Watch the transit Live:  12, 3, 4.

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