Stunning video of the transit of Venus
by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.
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There's a little black spot
on the sun today.... Venus transits the sun in June - it's a once-in-a-lifetime event for most of us.
(Bonus song lyric links here
and youtube here
At forty miles (64.4 km) from Pluto to Sun, the Maine Solar System Model
is the largest complete three-dimensional scale model of the solar system in the world. What, you didn't know there was more than one
? And yes, Pluto is staying put
Venus Transits the Sun.
Some really gorgeous pics of this rare