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22 May 2012
Another Big Sky Show on June 5
About every 105 years Venus makes two passes in front of the sun as viewed from Earth. These passes are separated by about 8 years, and the first of this centuries pass was in 2004. Early June will bring the next pass, and we will have to wait for over a century to see it again. So, it’s not something you want to miss of you can avoid it! The NASA graphic …