Space enthusiasts try to see the planet Venus passing the sun. (AFP PHOTO/CARL DE SOUZA

WSU Telescopes Hone In On Venus Passing The Sun

A rare sighting of the planet Venus passing the sun Tuesday evening.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2012

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The Last Transit Of Venus During Our Lifetime

The planet Venus will pass between the Earth and the Sun — appearing as a small black dot passing across the sun’s bright disk.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2012

NASA venus transit

UM: Venus Transit Could Help Understanding Of Solar Wind

Beyond the romance of its rarity, Tuesday’s transit of Venus could help scientists learn more about the composition of the solar wind — the stream of charged particles emanating from the sun.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2012