Film, Video The Transit of Venus

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  • The Transit of Venus


  • NASA's Sten Odenwald discusses the astronomical phenomenon known as the Transit of Venus, which occurs on June 5, 2012, and not again until the 22nd Century.

Event Date

  • May 08, 2012


  • -  Harvard educated, Dr. Sten Odenwald currently works under contract to NASA at the Goddard Spaceflight Center in education-related areas of space science. He also created The Astronomy Cafe, a web site for the "astronomically disadvantaged."

Running Time

  • 57 minutes

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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