Two lectures highlight Venus’ transit across the sun – UW News
(Sylvie Beland/NASA) An image from the 2004 transit of Venus across the sun. The striations of lines were caused by cloud cover. UW astronomy professors will discuss Venus in two talks the evening of June 4 in Kane Hall.
On June 5th, Venus will appear to traverse across the surface of the sun. Last occurring in 2004, this event won’t happen again until 2117. Want to learn more? The night before, there will be two talks about this astronomical event, given by scientists in astronomy and astrobiology. Check them out!
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