June 5, 2012 Transit of Venus

tov_imageThis was the last chance in most people’s lifetime to see this rare astronomical event. Unfortunately for Edmontonians who did not chase it, this is what could be seen.

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1st Contact: 4:05 PM
2nd Contact: 4:22 PM
Greatest Transit: 7:26 PM
Sunset is at 9:56 PM, with the transit still in progress.
3rd & 4th Contacts not visible.

For further information see the National RASC ToV pages.