The last chance to see Venus transiting in front of the Sun has passed and if you missed it you would have to wait until 2117. If you doubt that you’ll be there to see it then, check out this pictures and the video below.
On 5 or 6 June (depending on your location and the time zone) Venus was easily visible while transiting in front of the Sun, appearing as little black dot. Transits of Venus are very rare. Astronomers say that from 2000 BC until today only 53 such phenomenons have happened. The last one was back in 2004, and the next gonna appear on the sky in 22th century.
These pictures and the video were made in the Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, is the most advanced spacecraft ever designed to study the sun. They are constructed from several wavelengths of extreme ultraviolet light and a portion of the visible spectrum.
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