Venus transits in front of sun in rare sight

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If you planned ahead today and looked up at the sky, you just may have seen Venus pass in front of the sun. If you missed it, you’re out of luck — the next Transit of Venus won’t occur until 2117. Cloudy skies blocked the view for some on the east coast, but many across the Americas and Asia were able to catch the unique sight this evening.

For a full on Planetarium experience on your Internet box, here’s a Paul McCartney song to go along with the video: “A Good Friend Of Mine, Follows The Stars, Venus And Mars Are Alright Tonight.”
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Venus transits in front of sun in rare sight

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