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Transit of Venus

By Linus
Transit of VenusSpectators (below photo) uses an X-ray negative to view the rare transit of Venus (top photo)  in Manila June 6, 2012. 
Engineer Dario dela Cruz, officer in-charge of the Space Sciences and Astronomy Section of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), said the passage of Venus will be best observed from 6:09 a.m. to 12:49 p.m. facing the eastern horizon Wednesday.“Observing the sun directly without filters can cause a temporary or permanent loss of visual function, as it can damage or destroy retinal cells,” The event will not happen again until 2117. Transit of Venus

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