On June 5 and 6, 2012 the planet Venus will pass in front of the Sun for the last time this century. Millions around the world will witness this rare astronomical phenomenon.
This website is entirely devoted to the transit of Venus: its history, where and when you should watch it and what you can do to get involved in the observation. Learn more...
Download VenusTransit app
New books to read
Please consider making a donation.
Donations will be made to Astronomers Without Borders, a California-based tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charitable corporation. Contributions may be tax-deductible (check with your tax professional).
Cloud1639 1761 1769 1874 1882 2004 2012 art atmosphere aureole Banks black drop book Chappe conjunction Cook d'Auteroche Delisle Dixon documentary education Eros exoplanet Grover Hell history Horrocks Kepler Mason movie NASA parallax phone app photography Pingre poetry Russia stamps transit transit 1769 transit of venus Transit of Venus Project Vardø Venus video