The last Transit of Venus for a 105 years from Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. The transit of Venus is a rare event and if it is too cloudy where you are you can watch it live now!
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The last Transit of Venus for a 105 years from Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii on NEXTGEN FM.
The transit of Venus is a rare event and if it is too cloudy where you are you can watch it live now!
The NOAA Atmospheric Observatory from the slopes of Mauna Loa, Hawaii is giving you the live view through the telescope.
Watch with millions all over the world as Earth’s sister crawls across the face of the Sun…
Leave a comment below and discuss the Transit live on NEXTGEN FM!
Here are some pictures of the event taken with the observatory telescope in Hawaii…
Transits of Venus in the past were used to gauge the distance from the earth to the Sun using the principle of parallax by viewing the Transit from two separate locations on Earth.
Venus dims the Sun’s light by a small amount, but astronomers use the same principle to detect exoplanets, worlds orbiting around distant stars in our galaxy and beyond…
The image below shows Venus just after second contact, where sometimes a visible effect called “black drop” can be seen as Venus clears the edge of the Sun.