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"Transit of Venus"

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Presented by Museum of Arts and Sciences at Amerson River Park, Macon GA

Jun 05 2012
"Transit of Venus"

 The Transit of Venus is among the rarest of astronomical events, evidenced by the fact that it has occurred only seven times since the invention of the telescope. Astronomers are excited about this June, because Venus will cross the disc of the Sun again, this time for the second time in the 21st century.

This rare event last took place in 2004, and that was the first time since 1882. The phenomenon happens in recurring intervals of 8 years, 121.5 years, 8 years, and 105.5 years. The last

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ADMISSION INFO

 Free admission

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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 6-8 p.m.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Amerson River Park

2600 Riverview Road, Macon, GA

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