joi, 24 mai 2012

Live webcast - Transit of Venus on June 5 - 6, 2012 (mayasi)

5) World Viability of the Transit of Venus on June 5 - 6, 2012

Venus was important to ancient American civilizations, in particular for the Maya, who called it Noh Ek, "the Great Star" or Xux Ek, "the Wasp Star";[10] they embodied Venus in the form of the god
Kukulkán (also known as or related to Gukumatz and Quetzalcoatl in other parts of Mexico).

Transit of Venus

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After 2012, the next pair of transits will be in December 2117 and December 2125

June 5 - 6, 2012
Start 22:09
June 5
June 6
June 6
Visible in its entirety from Hawaii, Alaska, Australia, the Pacific and eastern Asia, with the beginning of the transit visible from North America and the end visible from Europe