On June 5-6, 2012 the Earth, Venus, and Sun will align in precisely the right way to allow you see Venus pass in front of the Sun. This rare planetary transit will be visible from only a limited number of places, but we’ll be (weather willing!) streaming it to you from Alaska and Vancouver Island. Want to join us? Details will follow!
For now, here are the resources you need to get started.
On Astronomy Cast
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