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Transit Of Venus

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Astronomers around the world looked to the sky last night and this morning to observe Venus as it passed across the face of the Sun for the last time this century. ESA’s Sun-watching space missions also tuned in for the solar spectacular. ESA’s microsatellite Proba-2, situated in low-Earth orbit, tracked Venus as it moved across the […]

Venus Crosses The Sun, Only A Day Away…

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If you aren’t looking up towards the sun tomorrow with the proper eye equipment, then a special moment is going to pass you by. The Transit of Venus is taking place on Tuesday, and it will not be seen again until 2117. The transits of Venus occur in pairs once every 100 years, so this […]