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CaliforniaMama 09-11-2012 09:12 AM

September 11, 2012 - Venus Passing the Sun
 
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The Transit of Venus 2012 offered a spectacular show to the enthusiastic sky watchers. People from the 7 continents gathered to watch this spectacular phenomenon of Venus passing the sun. This event will re occur only in the 22nd century around 2117 AD.

Venus can be seen as a small dark spot on the Red Giant Sun, like a bug on a large plate, reported Daily Mail.

via Are You Amazed

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Voice of America interviews Jim Green of NASA's Planetary Space Division.

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“Because Venus’ orbit is inclined to ours, we only see it at very special times when the two orbits connect to one another – we call nodes - and everything lines up perfectly. So this actually is the last transit that we will see in our lifetime. The next one will be in twenty one seventeen.”

Trilby 09-11-2012 09:28 AM

Does this mean everyone will fall in love?? :heartpump


Or that your love will go down in a fire-y crash?

BigV 09-11-2012 10:36 AM

Love gets my vote. Burnin', burnin' love.

Sundae 09-11-2012 11:46 AM

Burning love?
I have a toll-free number for help with that.

hipshot 09-12-2012 12:00 AM

Have you ever smelled a hunk of burnin' love? :yelsick:

BigV 09-12-2012 01:06 AM

Um, yeah.


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