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, eclipse-maps.com
Path-- L to R
Credit: Michael Zeiler, eclipse-maps.com





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 http://transitofvenus.nl/wp/where-when/local-transit-times/ 
You can change the location and see about your visibility to the drama.


Also read the following blog for wonderful information and graphics.
http://blogs.esa.int/venustransit/       (nice and informative blog by ESA)
http://eclipse-maps.com/Eclipse-Maps/Transits.html    (Transit maps)
http://sunearthday.nasa.gov/transitofvenus/

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.

2 comments:

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

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