Anthony Galvan IIIDescriptionTransits of the planet Venus across the face of our sun occur roughly every 220 years. The last transit was in 1882. This is a view of Venus at mid-point in its journey across the sun. Taken from Venice, Italy with a solar blocking filter which blocks 99.1% of the visibile light.
Transits are used to determine the distance to the sun from the earth.Keywordsastronomy, solar, sun, solar transit, venus, solar system, planets, inferior planets, eclipse, astronomicalMedia
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