Venus Transit (201206050002HQ) (explored)

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    It appeared that New Yorkers were not going to be able to see the transit of the planet Venus across the Sun, but just before the transit was over the sun broke through the clouds and Liz Heller and Andriel Mesznik were able to catch a glimpse of the transit on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 in New York. A transit of Venus occurs when the planet passes directly between the sun and earth. This alignment is rare, coming in pairs that are eight years apart but separated by over a century. The next Venus transit will be in December 2117. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

    Chris Devers, riffsyphon1024, and 38 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. judo_dad1953 33 months ago | reply

      This is a great portrait!

    2. c l o 33 months ago | reply

      I love the light in this pic.... nice!!

    3. jaari 33 months ago | reply

      Yes. Go Carolina!

    4. virginio46 33 months ago | reply

      Bellissimo ritratto,perfetta la luce

    5. dreamer@desh 33 months ago | reply

      Fabulous shot!

    6. Heredero 3.0 33 months ago | reply

      woooow, this is amazing!!!
      Congrats for Explore!!!

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    7. _SG_ 33 months ago | reply

      fantastic capture

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    8. bartholowaty | Photography 33 months ago | reply

      Fantastic capture, really wonderful.
      ...keep up your really good work ;-)
      Explore well deserved
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