The Day the Flickrverse watched the Venus Transit

The Flickrverse watches …

Transit of Venus

Neighbor Girl Viewing Venus Eclipse Venus Transit (201206050002HQ)

… as Venus passes between Earth and the Sun.

金星凌日 Transit of Venus

Venus Transit 2012 Transit of Venus 2012 from Pacific Northwest

SDO's Ultra-high Definition View of 2012 Venus Transit - 304 Angstrom

Many of you have taken spectacular images during yesterday’s Venus transit, preserving it for future generations until this astronomical phenomenon can be seen again in December 2117.

Photos from H.L.Tam, lomeranger, nasa hq photo, Clonedbird 克隆鳥 & Iris 艾莉絲, VisualUniverse, RogueMD, and NASA Goddard Photo and Video.

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Kay Kremerskothen

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