Venus Transit 2012

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In case you missed it, this is the 2012 transit of the planet Venus in front of the sun as seen from Pulaski, Pa. The last Venus transit happened in 2004, It will not happen again until December 2117. It is likely that no one living now will be alive to witness it again. There is an eight year gap between transits followed by a period of over 100 years between transits.