The Venus transit of June 5-6, 2012 – last Venus transit of our lifetimes – has come and gone. Check out these photos of this memorable event. They are just a few of the many wonderful photos posted to EarthSky’s Facebook page by the talented nature photographers in our community. Thank you all! For many more photos of the Venus transit, check out our page under recent posts by others.
Bottom line: Special thank you to EarthSky’s Facebook friends for providing us with these photos from around the world of the amazing Venus transit of June 5-6, 2012. We love you guys!
Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and founded EarthSky.org in 1994. Today, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of this website. She has won a galaxy of awards from the broadcasting and science communities, including having an asteroid named 3505 Byrd in her honor. A science communicator and educator since 1976, Byrd believes in science as a force for good in the world and a vital tool for the 21st century. "Being an EarthSky editor is like hosting a big global party for cool nature-lovers," she says.