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Venus due to pass between Earth and Sun in rare astronomical event

Via: Telegraph

One of the rarest astronomical events occurs on Tuesday and Wednesday when the planet Venus passes directly between the Sun and Earth, a transit that won’t occur again until 2117.

Transit of Venus from Degania A, Israel, 2004 -Wikipedia-

Transits of Venus happen in pairs eight years apart, with more than a century between cycles. During the pass, Venus appears as a small, dark round spot moving across the face of the sun, like a bug on a dinner plate.

“The Venus transit really brings home to us, in a unique way, how ordinary our sun is. It’s just another star,” said scientist and author Mark Anderson. Read more here

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