Venus Transit 2012: Amazing Photos by Skywatchers

2012 Venus Transit Seen in Marshall, NC

John C. Edwards

Skywatcher John C. Edwards sent in this photo of the Venus transit of June 5, 2012, taken in Marshall, NC. He used a 150mm reflector telescope and projection rig.

Venus Transit at Sunset

Tyler Leavitt

Skywatcher Tyler Leavitt sent in this photo taken June 5, 2012 from Las Vegas, Nev. He writes: "Very cool experience, so glad I was able to view it without a cloud in the sky, a benefit of living in the desert."

Venus Transit Through Filter

Diego Wer

Skywatcher Diego Wer took this image of the Venus transit on June 5, 2012 from Van Nuys, Calif.

Venus Transit at Mohawk Mountain

Scott Tully

Skywatcher Scott Tully took this image on June 5, 2012 from Mohawk Mountain State Park in Cornwall, Connecticut.

Venus Transit of Sun

Scott Tully

Skywatcher Scott Tully took this image on June 5, 2012 from Mohawk Mountain State Park in Cornwall, Connecticut.

A Student Looks at the Venus Transit

Noriko Nagumo

This image of a young skywatcher was taken by Noriko Nagumo on June 5, 2012 from El Marino Language School in Culver City, CA.

Venus Crossing the Sun in New Zealand

Bren Harrison

Skywatcher Bren Harrison took this image on June 5, 2012 from Auckland, New Zealand.

Venus, Sun and Clouds

Samuel J. Hartman

Skywatcher Samuel J. Hartman of State College, PA, took this image on June 5, 2012.

Venus Transit in Neon

John Davis

Skywatcher John Davis caught the Venus transit on June 5, 2012, in El Paso, Texas.

Venus Transit Over Lake

Mat Weekly

Skywatcher Mat Weekly caught the Venus transit on June 5, 2012, in north-central Minnesota.

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