AP (June 6, 2012) From the US to South Korea, people around the world turned their attention to the daytime sky on Tuesday and early Wednesday in Asia to make sure they caught the rare sight of the transit of Venus. ... watch video
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 ... watch video
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 ... watch video
Washington Post (Jan. 20, 2016) Mercury, Venus, Saturn, Mars and Jupiter will be visible in the early morning sky from Jan. 20 to Feb. 20. Here's an animated look at the rare occurrence.
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AFP (Apr. 15, 2014) A total lunar eclipse, the first since December 2011, took place early Tuesday morning with the Americas getting the best glimpse. Duration: 1:19
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NASA (Dec. 30, 2013) Music.
Jane Houston Jones: What's Up for January. Jupiter at opposition. Venus at conjunction. A Juno mission update. And the Quadrantid meteor shower. Hello and welcome. I'm Jane Houston Jones from ... watch video
NASA (Feb. 3, 2014) Music.
Jane Houston Jones: What's Up for February. See all the planets, plus mission updates from comet and asteroid missions Dawn and Rosetta. Hello and welcome. I'm Jane Houston Jones at ... watch video
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