What is . . ?
The Transit of Venus
On 8th June 2004 a transit of Venus will be observed from
Earth when Venus comes directly between the Sun and our planet
and it will be seen to move across the bright solar disk.
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The Sun is our nearest star, one of billions in the Milky
Way. Read more about the Sun...
Named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty, Venus is
the brightest object in the sky after the Sun and the Moon.
Seen by the naked eye, it has been called the morning or
evening star even though it is planet!
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