Venus Transit

June 6, 2012

Venus cruised in front of the sun today. Here is a photo of it...

<a href="" title="Venus Sunspot by thenobot, on Flickr"><img src="" width="628" height="640" alt="Venus Sunspot"></a>

We looked at it with a setup similar to the solar eclipse. Hold up binoculars a few feet from a flat surface, point at the sun, and focus.

<a href="" title="Sun Projector by thenobot, on Flickr"><img src="" width="478" height="640" alt="Sun Projector"></a>

This way, you can see the sun without burning your eyeballs out out of your skull!