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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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The world watches as Venus treks across the Sun

People across the world turned to the skies to watch as planet Venus made a rare trek across the face of the Sun. It will not happen again until 2117.

Children take turns to look at planet Venus transiting across the sun at a public viewing at the Singapore Science Centre. Credit: Reuters
The planet Venus transits across the sun, as seen through a welding filter in Sydney. Credit: Reuters
Members of a family use solar viewers to watch Venus passing between the Sun and the Earth in Cuernavaca, Mexico. Credit: Reuters

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