The passage of Venus across the Sun, as viewed from the Earth, was spectacular! Continue reading
Get ready for the astronomy highlight of the year and a rare, almost once-in-a-lifetime event – the transit of Venus is a must-witness skywatching experience.
The month of May brings with it increasingly longer hours of daylight which does make stargazing more tricky and for the real night owls amongst us who are prepared to stay up into the wee small hours; but there’s always something in the sky to more than justify the effort to look up regularly.
Last observed in 2004, the transit of the planet Venus will be one of, if not, the, astronomy event of 2012.