I suspect many of will be watching “the Venus transit of the sun on June 5 (June 6 in much of the Eastern Hemisphere). Venus will cross the sun’s face from Earth’s perspective, appearing in silhouette as a tiny, slow-moving black dot.”
There are plenty of related resources online, and I thought readers might find it helpful if I identified what seemed to me to be the best of them.
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Here are my choices for The Best Resources For Learning About The “Venus Transit”:
Transit of Venus: Spotting Earth’s ‘evil twin’ is from The BBC.
TransitofVenus.org has just about everything imaginable on it, including Where to Be (and When).
And the Smithsonian has one, too.
Space.com has some nice resources, including:
Venus transit links us to early astronomers is a good article from MSNBC, again on 2004 but still useful today.
Check out this interactive from SunAeon:
Here’s a great site from NASA that has a closed-captioned video.
In pictures: Transit of Venus is from The BBC.
Venus transits across the sun is a photo gallery from The L.A. Times.
Transit Of Venus Pictures: Images Of Astronomical Event (PHOTOS) is from The Huffington Post.
Images: The Transit of Venus is from The Daily Herald.
Space.com has several resources (you may have to click through to see the videos if you’re reading this on an RSS Reader):
Feel free to offer feedback and additional suggestions.