Venus's June 3rd transit across solar corona

Solar System

Venus Passes in Front of the Solar Corona (VIDEO)

Two astronomers captured the silhouette of Venus as it passed in front of the solar corona.

Venus's changing phases

Celestial News & Events

Venus Takes the Plunge

The brightest planet has dominated the evening sky for months. But during May it sinks rapidly toward the setting Sun — and its historic transit across the solar disk in early June.