transit of venus

9:56 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Transit Of Venus: A Once In A Lifetime Event

Venus Transit image, the striations of lines were caused by cloud cover.
Sylvie Beland NASA

A rare astronomical event will be visible over the skies of Kansas City at 5:10 p.m. Tuesday, June 5—the transit of Venus.  That’s when Venus, from our viewpoint, will pass across the sun.

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