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Our Guide to the November 11th, 2019 Transit of Mercury Across the Sun

One of the finest spectacles in astronomy is to witness the passage of one object in front of another. This…

5 years ago

What Are Planetary Transits?

When space objects pass in front of other space objects, we call that a transit. And it turns out, they’re…

8 years ago

Images of Today’s Transit of Mercury From Around the World

Amazing reader images of today's transit of Mercury across the face of the Sun from around the world.

8 years ago

Watch Venus as it Wanders Through the Dawn in 2014

Are you a chronic early riser? Observational astronomy often means late nights and early mornings as daylight lengths get longer…

10 years ago

Bright Venus Takes Center Stage in November

“What’s that bright object to the southwest at dusk?” We’ve already fielded more than a few such questions as Earth’s…

11 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – June 7, 2012

In this week's episode of the Weekly Space Hangout, Universe Today's Fraser Cain is joined by Alan Boyle from MSNBC…

12 years ago

Amazing Transit of Venus Images From Around the World

Wow! Amateur astronomers around the world looked to the sky last night and early this morning to observe Venus as…

12 years ago

Weekly SkyWatcher’s Forecast: June 4-10, 2012

[/caption] Greeting, fellow SkyWatchers! It's gonna' be a great week! We start off with a partial lunar eclipse of the…

12 years ago

Help Astronomers Collect Venus Transit Data!

[/caption]During June 5th/6th 2012, Venus will be transiting the Sun, where it will make a rare appearance as a small…

12 years ago


[/caption] Although the word "transit" can have many meanings, here on Universe Today, we're talking about astronomical transits. This is…

14 years ago