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In pursuit of Venus

Posted on Jun 7, 2012 in News

Roughly 1,500 people formed long lines Tuesday on Janss Terrace to get a glimpse of an astronomical phenomenon that won’t happen again until 2117.

For them, the wait to get a good look at the second and last transit of Venus of the 21st century was well worth it, thanks to telescopes and other solar sight devices manned by knowledgeable members of the Department of Earth and Space Sciences and graduate students with the campus organization, Astronomy Live!

Read full article by Kathleen Micham