Video Of The Week - Transit Of Venus

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On June 5th and 6th 2012, people all over the world had the rare opportunity to see Venus as it made its way around the sun. Unfortunately, thanks to foggy skies, time of occurrence or simply lack of the right equipment, many of us missed this once-in-a-lifetime event - One that will not take place again until 2117.

If you happen to be one of those unfortunate souls, here is a time-lapse video of the stunning images captured by the world's most advanced telescope - NASA's high-tech Solar Dynamics Observatory. The best part is that thanks to the 'time-lapse' the 6-hour, 40-minute event has been reduced to just over 3 minutes of the most glorious images.

Resources: NASA.gov

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155 Comments
  • yhjdmnbkcfcgvover 9 years
    cool
    • guest3000over 9 years
      I'm glad I didn't have to try and live to be 1104 years old to see this again!
      • Tasmiyaover 9 years
        Wo-ow!? Amazing! :D Neva Seen Nythng lyk this!
        • Zachary over 9 years
          I saw it with spshal sun glasses.
          • Damienover 9 years
            That looks cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
            • Damienover 9 years
              That looks cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
              • Chandlerover 9 years
                It was cool
                • vinnea727
                  vinnea727almost 10 years
                  i saw it in real life its so cool
                  • falmost 10 years
                    saw it!!!!!
                    • niallalmost 10 years
                      i was so close to see that in person but no i was to busy