Venus Transit Across The Sun

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Edmund Rosales, an astronomer from the Philippine Astronomical... News PhotoAstronomer,Horizontal,Manila,Observatory,Philippines,Position,Science and Technology,Sliding,Sun,Venus - Planet,WeatherPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPEdmund Rosales, an astronomer from the Philippine Astronomical society, points to the position of Venus, sliding across the sun, on a projection, from a weather observatory in Manila on June 6, 2012. Sky-gazers around the world held up their telescopes and viewing glasses June 6, to watch Venus slide across the sun -- a rare celestial phenomenon that will not happen again for more than 100 years. Other small dots on the right of the photo are called sun spots. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/GettyImages)