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!
Skywatchers can experience this weekend's planetary conjunction with NASA and the Slooh Space Camera.
Venus and Jupiter are beacons you can’t miss.
After a long buildup, the two planets finally came together in the sky last night.
Observers around the world have snapped stunning pictures of the two planets.
Amazing skywatcher shots of Venus and Jupiter hanging together in the sky.
The dazzling one-minute video was shot last week.
Venus and Jupiter cruise over Colorado's iconic Flatiron Mountains in this video, shot from March 5-9, 2012 by Patrick Cullis.
The two planets will come together in the night sky this Thursday (March 15).
Consider these facts when spotting Venus and Jupiter close in the sky.
Skywatchers can spot the full moon, Venus, Jupiter, Mercury and perhaps even Uranus tonight.
The planets Jupiter and Venus will meet up in the sky March 15.
Venus, the second closest planet to our sun, is named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty. Venus is one of the brightest natural objects in the night sky.
The eruptions are caused by discontinuities in the solar wind.
As the solar wind flows around Venus, it creates similar space weather effects as it does near Earth.
The Red Planet's nearest approach to us occurs as the Morning Star and the Largest Gas Giant appear together for a planetary spectacle in March 2012. The spring equinox brings about the Sun-Earth Day celebration and Comet Garrard joins the party.
Matt Hartman captured Venus, Jupiter and the Moon on the move in this time-lapse. Recorded on February 25th, 2012.
Roberto Porto captured this incredible imagery of Venus, Jupiter and the Moon (seen on the horizon) on the road to Teide National Park in Tenerife, Spain. Taken on February 24, 2012.
Jupiter and Venus lined up with the moon, and will get even closer together in March.