Tag Archives: Astronomy

International Astronomy Day 2012

Saturday, 2012 April 28 is International Astronomy Day. It’s an annual event to celebrate astronomy and get more of the general public involved. Astronomy clubs and museums (and other groups, too) will be setting up outreach events. You’ll find a … Continue reading

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Transits of Venus

Very infrequently, people on Earth get to see Venus transit the Sun. The pattern seems odd: two transits 8 years apart, then an interval of over a century. Our last Transit of Venus was in 2004, on June 8th. The … Continue reading

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