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Early Glimpse of Transit of Venus in Hong Kong

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June 6, 2012
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Hong Kong star-gazers in Hong Kong got up at the crack of dawn to watch a once-in-a-lifetime event as Venus slid across the sun.


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Reuters (June 6, 2012) — Instruments aboard NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) have captured stunning images of the June 5 and 6 transit of Venus across the Sun. The images give a fine detail view of an event that will not happen again until 2117.
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AP (June 6, 2012) — Crowds were flocking to look at the rare sight of Venus passing in front of the sun Tuesday and Wednesday, depending on the location of their vantage point. The next transit of the planet isn't set to take place until 2117.
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