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.


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  • yhjdmnbkcfcgvover 10 years
    • guest3000over 10 years
      I'm glad I didn't have to try and live to be 1104 years old to see this again!
      • Tasmiyaover 10 years
        Wo-ow!? Amazing! :D Neva Seen Nythng lyk this!
        • Zachary over 10 years
          I saw it with spshal sun glasses.
          • Damienover 10 years
            That looks cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
            • Damienover 10 years
              That looks cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
              • Chandlerover 10 years
                It was cool
                • vinnea727
                  vinnea727almost 11 years
                  i saw it in real life its so cool
                  • falmost 11 years
                    saw it!!!!!
                    • niallalmost 11 years
                      i was so close to see that in person but no i was to busy