Venus transit Wednesday Phenomenon

On Wednesday the 06 June 2012,  you will have the opportunity to witness the planet Venus Transit for the first and only time in your life. The planet that normally orbits 3% away from the sun will be orbiting across the face of the sun.  This is indeed a rare sight that will only happen again in the next 105 years, it’s no surprise that sky gazer around the world are anxious to get a glimpse of this phenomenon. According to astronomers, South Africa will be able to see this spectacle around sunset,  scientist at the Cape Town Observatory are hoping this event will spark a keen interest in the science of the universe. This is what it looks like, see below.

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