Thursday, May 24, 2012

Don't miss to watch the 'Transit of Venus'

Be prepared to watch a heavenly drama on 6 June 2012.
The Venus can be seen as a black dot travelling across the Solar Disk.

Here is my Simulation:

Yes, it is the "Transit of Venus across the Sun"

Key phases during a transit of a planet across the face of the Sun are often referred to as 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th contact. Credit: Michael Zeiler,
Path-- L to R
Credit: Michael Zeiler,

India comes under the visibility of the event after Sunrise.

See the graphic below:
Thiruvananthapuram can view it right from sunrise to 10:22 AM.

The graphic was prepared using the tool provided in 
You can change the location and see about your visibility to the drama.

Also read the following blog for wonderful information and graphics.       (nice and informative blog by ESA)    (Transit maps)

You can also find how to watch the event....
Follow safe way.... take care of eyes......

Enjoy the phenomena......
otherwise you will have to wait till....2017 Dec 11.


  1. ........ clouds masked my clear view of today's heavenly drama.
    Anyway, happy with my simulated Venus Transit.