Venus transit

Venus transit and lunar mirror may help find other planets

When Venus passed directly between the Earth and the Sun on 6 June 2012 in a so-called transit, a team of Italian astronomers used the opportunity to perform an unusual and challenging experiment.

Dec 14, 2012, 16:57 PM IST

Delhi gears up to watch century`s last Venus transit

Sky gazers in Delhi are all set to witness a rare celestial event Wednesday with Venus - the second planet from the Sun and the Earth`s neighbour.

Jun 05, 2012, 15:05 PM IST

Venus Transit: How to watch safely

With skygazers eagerly waiting for the Venus Transit on Wednesday morning, here are some tips on how to see the celestial event safely.

Jun 05, 2012, 11:48 AM IST

Transit of Venus tomorrow – Ready Reckoner

Here are ten facts about the Transit of Venus – the rare celestial event set to occur for the last time this century on June 6, 2012.

Jun 05, 2012, 10:59 AM IST

Venus to transit on Wednesday

Skygazers in the country are in for a rare astronomical treat as the planet Venus moves across the face of the sun appearing as a small dark disc on Wednesday.

Jun 04, 2012, 20:02 PM IST

Venus transit to fine-tune search for other world

The scientists will be using the last Venus transit for a century, which will take place next week, to learn how to size up other solar systems as we search for life in the universe.

May 31, 2012, 08:44 AM IST

Chennai ready for Venus transit on June 6

Transit of Venus occurs when the planet Venus passes directly between the sun and earth.

May 28, 2012, 12:04 PM IST

Century`s second Venus transit on June 6

In a rare celestial occurrence, Venus - the second planet from the Sun and the Earth`s neighbour - will transit across the solar disc early June 6.

May 21, 2012, 18:08 PM IST

Moon to be used as mirror to see transit of Venus

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope will observe the transit of Venus across the sun’s face on June 5th and 6th.

May 05, 2012, 13:37 PM IST