Venus Making Its Sun Transit

It's the last time this century
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 5, 2012 7:53 PM CDT
Venus Making Its Sun Transit
Venus, top, moves in front of the sun as seen from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario.   (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Dave Chidley)

Some nice images are coming in from the rare pass of Venus in front of the sun, and NASA TV is covering the event live here. MSNBC is rounding up other images here. If you missed the anticipatory buzz, know that this won't happen again for about 100 years. (Read more Venus stories.)

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