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UPCOMING 2012 TRANSIT

The next transit of Venus will be on 6 June 2012, and the previous one took place on 8 June 2004 and. After 2012, the next transits of Venus will be in December 2117 and December 2125.

WHERE CAN YOU SEE IT FROM?

The transit will be best viewed from the Pacific Ocean. North America will be able to see the start of the transit, while South Asia, the Middle East, and most of Europe will catch the end of it. The transit will not be visible in most of South America or western Africa. From India, you will be able to see the latter part of it as it would have started before sunrise.
The regions from which the transit is visible are shown in the map.

Some Important Links

1. To view the details from a list of cities over the world, see
http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/transit/venus/city12-1.html

2. You know you cannot afford to miss this rare phenomenon, at least not due to bad weather! To check the weather conditions for your Transit of Venus plans: 
http://home.cc.umanitoba.ca/~jander/tov2012/tovintro.htm
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