Tag Archives: Venus

Getting Ready for the Transit of Venus

With the Transit of Venus coming in a few short weeks, there’s not a lot of time to get ready.  You really do need to prepare for this. The day of the Transit will be a lousy time to find … 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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Venus Day by Day

I hear this question a lot: “What’s that really bright star I see around sunset?” It’s pretty hard to miss Venus, and some of the more eagle-eyed even see it in daylight. Naturally, I don’t have those eagle eyes. Sigh…. … Continue reading

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