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Belated 2012 Transit of Venus report

Sun projection with Venus shadow at 19:20:51 EST

Sun projection with Venus shadow at 19:20:51 EST

Although most of the posts you see on this blog are about electronics, hence the name: Elabz, I can’t resist the urge to post about of my other hobbies here. I haven’t done it before in all of the three year history of this blog but from this point onward my visitors are going to have to endure a non-electronics post every once in a while.

Astronomy is one of those not-yet-covered-here hobbies of mine and one of the rarest, easy to observe and just overall interesting astronomy events has just happened recently – the June 5, 2012 Transit of Venus. Since I had a camera handy, I had to snap some pictures and brag about it here :) It was the very first time I saw an image of the Sun projected through optics and it was a rather illuminating experience, pun totally intended. Read the rest of this entry »

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