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Transit of Venus Across the Sun 2012: Latest News

Get the latest news and tips for the rare Venus transit across the sun on June 6, 2012. The next one is in 2117!
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Brightest Planets in April's Night Sky: See Mars, Jupiter and More
This NASA graphic shows the location of Mars in early April at 8 p.m. local time. Mars will reach opposition on April 8, 2014.
April 7th, 2014
Planets abound in the night sky this month, which affords good views of Venus, Jupiter and Neptune. And on Tuesday (April 8), Mars will make its closest approach to Earth in more than six years.
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Photographer Captures 'Impossible' View of Milky Way from Light-Polluted Singapore (Video, Photo)
Milky Way and Venus Over Singapore by Justin Ng
March 11th, 2014
Bright Venus rises and the Milky Way dazzles over the light-polluted skies above Singapore in this rare image recently sent to Space.com. See how the photographer did it.
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On Venus, Rainbow-Like 'Glory' Seen for 1st Time (Photos)
Venus 'Glory'
March 26th, 2014
Shimmering rainbow colors were captured on camera above Venus, marking the first time a so-called "glory" was pictured on another planet besides Earth. The phenomenon also pointed to a mystery in the hothouse planet's atmosphere.
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Dazzling Venus and Moon Meet Up in Morning Sky Wednesday: How to See It
The Moon Close to Venus
February 25th, 2014
Venus has returned to the early morning sky, establishing itself as a dazzling morning lantern. The planet is emerging into view from beyond the east-southeast horizon soon after 4:00 a.m. local standard time.
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Capturing Venus: An Amateur Astronomer's Famous Moon Shot
Venus, crescent moon
April 1st, 2014
The story behind a well-known image of the 1987 occultation of Venus by the moon.
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Wow! Dazzling Meteor Streaks Over Maine Lighthouse in Spectacular Photo
Meteor, Milky Way and Venus over Lighthouse by Mike Taylor
March 19th, 2014
Avid astrophotographer Mike Taylor captured this amazing image of the Milky Way galaxy, planet Venus and dazzling meteor on March 4, 2014. See how he did it.
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