Written by: on June 12, 2012 @ 2:42 pm

Did you check out the Venus Transit last week? We know of a few people who headed out to try and see it. But, if you missed it, or if you just want a better view of it, check out this video, taken by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory.

The observatory’s main purpose is to examine the sun’s atmosphere and the video captures images about eight times better than HDTV, according to NASA.

On June 5, it captured the transit of Venus across the face of the sun, an event that won’t happen again until 2117. The best views in the contiguous U.S. were in the west. For those of us on the east, this might be the best view we’ll get.

 

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