transit of venus


Transit of Venus from St Werburghs Hill, Bristol!

Posted 6 June 2012 by Suzi Gage

After seeing Paige‘s post about witnessing the transit of Venus, I thought I’d share my pictures from my slightly less glamorous location! When the planet Venus passes between the Earth and the Sun, this is known as a transit. Rather than an eclipse where the moon can completely obscure the sun, you can see Venus as a small dot passing over the sun (in the above photo Venus is on the edge of the sun at 1 o’clock, if the... Read more