Sun  Planets and Moons  ID: 2966

Venus Transit from GOES/SXI

The planet Venus is seen passing between the Earth and the Sun in this sequence of images taken by GOES/SXI. The last Venus Transit was in 1882, the next will be in 2012.

For More Information

http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov/topstory/2004/0608venus.html


Visualization Credits

Tom Bridgman (GST): Lead Animator
Daniel Wilkinson (NOAA/SEC): Scientist
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NOAA, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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Data Used:
GOES-12/SXI 2004-06-08T03:02:04 - 2004-06-08T14:59:46
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This item is part of this series:
Venus Transit

Keywords:
DLESE >> Space science
SVS >> Sun
SVS >> Transit
SVS >> Venus
SVS >> GOES
SVS >> For Educators
SVS >> Solar System >> Planetary Orbits
SVS >> Sun-Venus Interactions
SVS >> Solar System >> Planets >> Venus
NASA Science >> Sun
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons