Venus transits across the Sun (11 images)

The planet Venus made a slow transit across the face of the sun on Tuesday, the last such passing that will be visible from Earth for 105 years.
Updated: June 6, 2012 at 11:18 AM
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Venus begins transit across the Sun, the last time the event will occur until 2117 as this solar event happens in pairs eight years apart and separated from each other by either 105 or 121 years as pictured in NASA/SDO handout photograph on June 5, 2012. UPI/NASA/SDO
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