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Livestreaming of the Transit of Venus

Livestreaming of the Transit of Venus
Event Information:
Date: Wednesday 6 June 2012
Time: 7:30am to 3:00pm

Direct from the Perth Observatory and NASA livestreaming, the transit was broadcast to the world live via the RiAus website.

You can listen to the audio clips about the significance and history of the transits from RiAus Director Dr Paul Willis and Curator of Astronomy at the Sydney Observatory Dr Nick Lomb.


Related Content

Read an article from Adelaide Now – Exhibition aligns with Venus transit 

Read the latest article from the Conversation –  Venus nears its moment in the sun, but what’s a transit anyway?

ABC Science has prepared an all-you-need-to-know page

Read an article in the Conversation about academic significance and possible lessons for students

The Conversation painted a complex picture of how the transit helped us get to know the universe

Read an article from Cosmos magazine online – Countdown to the Transit of Venus 

Read an article from ABC Science by Darren Osborne – Your guide to the transit of Venus

Read a blog post by Valerie Sitters – The many transits to track the transit of Venus 

Read a blog post by Rose Wodecki – The Transit of Venus: A thread through time

Read an article by Paul Willis for the Adelaide Review – A planet passes by

Read an article by NASA – James Cook and the Transit of Venus

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