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Transit of Venus

Astro-enthusiasts delighted to watch Transit of Venus

Hundreds of astronomy enthusiasts including students from various schools today viewed the rare and much-awaited Transit of Venus in the morning sky here.

Jun 06, 2012, 16:09 PM IST

Kiwis witness Venus’ last-in-a-lifetime transit across Sun

While some parts of New Zealand have become murky owing to the cold and cloudy scenes, others are finding clear skies where the transit of Venus can be viewed from.

Jun 06, 2012, 13:26 PM IST

Transit of Venus marred in Kerala

The rare celestial phenomenon of Venus transiting the sun turned out to be a no-show in Kerala as the monsoon rains took centrestage, leaving hundreds of school children here disappointed.

Jun 06, 2012, 11:42 AM IST

Delhiites left awestruck with century`s last Venus transit

Venus appeared as a small black dot on the Sun`s surface during its transit, one of the most eagerly-awaited celestial events.

Jun 06, 2012, 11:40 AM IST

Chennai watches transit of Venus

The passage of planet Venus across the face of Sun is once in a life time celestial event and many viewed it here, an official said Wednesday.

Jun 06, 2012, 11:01 AM IST

Rare voyage of Venus offers visual treat to sky gazers

None of us will likely see Venus pass, like a moving beauty spot, across the face of the sun again.

Jun 06, 2012, 08:39 AM 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

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

Special arrangements to watch transit of Venus

Local institutions engaged in promotion of astronomy here have made arrangements for the people to watch the transit of Venus on June 6.

Jun 01, 2012, 20:48 PM IST

Phone, online technology to capture transit of Venus

A group of astronomy enthusiasts, has partnered with the Venus Transit Project and Esri, to create unique smartphone and web apps for the Venus transit.

Jun 01, 2012, 20:02 PM IST

Phone, online technology to capture transit of Venus

A group of astronomy enthusiasts, has partnered with the Venus Transit Project and Esri, to create unique smartphone and web apps for the Venus transit.

Jun 01, 2012, 20:02 PM IST

Rare `Transit of Venus` on June 5-6

People in most of Hawaii, Alaska, Australia, the western Pacific, and eastern Asia will be able to see the planet Venus cross in front of the Sun on 5th June.

May 30, 2012, 13:24 PM IST

Rare transit of Venus to be visible 5-6 June

Venus will cross the face of the Sun on 5-6 June, a rare occurrence that will not be seen again for over a hundred years.

May 25, 2012, 19:19 PM IST

Rare transit of Venus across sun`s disc on June 6

In a rare celestial phenomenon that will occur only again on 2117, planet Venus will transit the sun during early morning of June six 6.

May 18, 2012, 18:31 PM IST