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Venus makes rare Sun transit

Astronomers have trained their telescopes on the planet Venus as it made a rare trek across the face of the Sun. It will not happen again until 2117.

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Images of the transit of Venus from the International Space Station

The crew of the International Space Station have been capturing images of Planet Venus' transit across the Sun.

NASA have tweeted links to some of these pictures taken by space station flight engineer Don Pettit.

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