The Transit of Venus – 6th June 2012
– “For You To Enjoy And Share With Friends” –
The once in a life time transit of Venus, where Venus passes between the Sun and the Earth, occurred on the 6th of June. The next transit will not occur till 2117. The interest in this transit has been huge with the NASA life webcast crashing as more than 100k users tried to access! This ultra high definition time lapse video was made by NASA.
Did you know that there have only been six transits since the telescope was invented? Calculations from the transit enabled scientists to calculate how big our Solar System actually is.