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Still More Venus Transit Awesomeness

JAXA/NASA's image of Venus and it's backlit atmosphere from Astronomy Post of the Day. There is still more Venus Transit awesomeness out on the web. You may have seen some of these before, but they bear revisiting.Firstly, run, don't walk to see Thierry Legault's amazing image of the International Space station as it transits the Sun during the Venus transit (He was in Australia too).
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NASA Releases First Ever Image of Saturn, Venus, Mars & Earth Together in One Image

Odd : Laughing Squid (last year)

NASA recently released a remarkable image of Saturn backlit by the Sun, with Mars, Venus, and Earth visible in the background. The image is a mosaic of 141 wide-angle images captured by the Cassini spacecraft back in July, when Satu... Read Post

Image of the Day: The Mysterious Arc of Venus

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (3 years ago)

The image above shows arc of Venus photographed in 2004 by Riccardo Robitschek and Giovanni Maria Caglieris of Milan, Italy. Backlit by the sun, Venus's atmosphere refracted sunlight passing through layers of air above the planet's ... Read Post

The Transit of Venus as seen from the Solar Dynamics Observatory

Academics / Astronomy : Astroblog (3 years ago)

The Transit of Venus as seen from the Solar Dynamics Observatory, this is breathtaking. Image Credit NASA/SDO Read Post

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