Saturday, June 9, 2012

Transit of Venus

Transit of Venus across
the face of the Sun
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day
Image Credit: JAXANASA, Lockheed Martin


  1. This photo makes Venus appear large in respect to the sun. When viewed against the full sun in the background, the planet looks like a small mole on the face of the sun.

  2. Yes, and don't you just love that part about photography? Point of view is everything.