Transit of venus occurs tonight

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  1. TheBigPayback

    TheBigPayback God Particle

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    You may not want to miss this event as it won't occur until 2117!
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    It is being billed as one of the rarest astronomical events of the century.

    On Tuesday June 5th, the Earth, Venus and the Sun will be in perfect alignment. You will be able to witness the silhouette of Venus slowly moving across the face of the sun – a six-hour journey known as the Transit of Venus.

    For more click here:
    Venus, Earth and the sun align in rare event - The Globe and Mail[/QUOTE]
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  2. reggie jax

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    i knew this was coming too. wish i had thought to order some solar eclipse glasses

    probably gonna go to the hardware store and get a welder's lense.. thats what a few sites have recommended if you can't get the glasses.
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  3. TheBigPayback

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    Sorry i mean today its happening right now i think. i tried looking but
    u need superman eyes for this one lol
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  4. reggie jax

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    the welder's lens works fairly well to look at the sun, but i don't see anything yet.

    from what i'm reading it's supposed to start around now on the east coast. and from the looks of it a giant cloud is about to cover the sun here. lol
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  5. Sir Bustalot

    Sir Bustalot I am Jesus

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    unfortunately its cloudy round here...
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  6. reggie jax

    reggie jax Well-Known Member

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    i saw it briefly between clouds... i needed binoculars and the welder's lens to see it and even then it was really small.

    nasa is streaming some pretty cool footage though
    Space and science headlines
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  7. Sir Bustalot

    Sir Bustalot I am Jesus

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    didnt happen, its a conspiracy

    there are no planets just earth
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  8. lyricalpriest

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    I seen dat shit nuqqaz!!!
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  9. exodus 31315

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    the weather was terrible here. we've had an absolute deluge today, visibility was far too poor to observe the transit. I'll have to check out that NASA footage
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  10. exodus 31315

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    Apparently captain cook's expedition in 1769 was to observe the transit of Venus when he discovered Australia. Never knew this

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