Posts Tagged: 2012

Our last Transit of Venus

Here’s a teaser for a documentary that’s in the works about the upcoming 2012 transit of Venus. The project, led by Lightcurve Films, will highlight three groups of people: scientists who will observe the transit to study Venus and exoplanets;

Our last Transit of Venus

Here’s a teaser for a documentary that’s in the works about the upcoming 2012 transit of Venus. The project, led by Lightcurve Films, will highlight three groups of people: scientists who will observe the transit to study Venus and exoplanets;

A picturesque Venus transit

The transit of Venus across the face of the Sun in 2004 was one of the better-photographed events in sky history. The above was taken by David Cortner and comes via Nasa’s Astronomy Picture of the Day. The next transit will

A picturesque Venus transit

The transit of Venus across the face of the Sun in 2004 was one of the better-photographed events in sky history. The above was taken by David Cortner and comes via Nasa’s Astronomy Picture of the Day. The next transit will

How to observe the transit of Venus

Transits of Venus across the disk of the Sun are among the rarest of planetary alignments. Indeed, only six such events have occurred since the invention of the telescope (1631, 1639, 1761, 1769, 1874 and 1882). They always come in

How to observe the transit of Venus

Transits of Venus across the disk of the Sun are among the rarest of planetary alignments. Indeed, only six such events have occurred since the invention of the telescope (1631, 1639, 1761, 1769, 1874 and 1882). They always come in

Rekindling Venus

Rekindling Venus is a new work from screen-based installation artist Lynette Wallworth. An immersive full-dome feature developed for planetariums will be launched globally to coincide with the next transit of Venus in June 2012 and as part of the program for the

Rekindling Venus

Rekindling Venus is a new work from screen-based installation artist Lynette Wallworth. An immersive full-dome feature developed for planetariums will be launched globally to coincide with the next transit of Venus in June 2012 and as part of the program for the

Transit of Venus calculator

Click on the link below for all the information you need in order to observe the next transit of Venus on June 5 and 6, 2012 succesfully, ranging from the prediction of your local circumstances to the weather prospects. Via

Transit of Venus calculator

Click on the link below for all the information you need in order to observe the next transit of Venus on June 5 and 6, 2012 succesfully, ranging from the prediction of your local circumstances to the weather prospects. Via

2012 Transit of Venus plans unveiled

The Royal Society of New Zealand is joining with other organisations to celebrate the 2012 Transit of Venus, with events centring on Tolaga Bay and Gisborne. Strong relationships built in 2004 with the Royal Societies of New Zealand and London,

2012 Transit of Venus plans unveiled

The Royal Society of New Zealand is joining with other organisations to celebrate the 2012 Transit of Venus, with events centring on Tolaga Bay and Gisborne. Strong relationships built in 2004 with the Royal Societies of New Zealand and London,