OT: [Histonet] View Transit of Venus

Emily Sours talulahgosh <@t> gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 09:15:45 CDT 2012

Also, the ISS will be taking close-up pictures of Venus, the first time the
pictures will be very detailed as the cupola wasn't on the ISS before.


"You see a peanut, day's off to a good start; you witness some soil it's a
jamboree for Vince Noir."
--Howard Moon, in "Charlie", The Mighty Boosh

On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 6:01 AM, Lee & Peggy Wenk <lpwenk <@t> sbcglobal.net>wrote:

> Now for something totally non-histology related – For those of us in the
> basement, who hardly ever see the sun:
> Literally a once-in-a-lifetime (about every 112 years) event – Venus will
> pass in front of our Sun tonight Tues June 5. Starting about 5:45 pm
> Eastern time, for about 3 hours. All of North American should be able to
> see it. (Those in other countries – check the NASA website below.)
> Do NOT look at the sun directly. Do NOT look at it with regular
> sunglasses. Use welders glass, pin hole camera, or telescope with solar
> filter are OK. Demonstrations of how to do these:
> http://www.transitofvenus.org/june2012/eye-safety/281-six-ways-to-see-the-transit-of-venus
> Or watch on live NASA broadcast.
> http://sunearthday.nasa.gov/2012/transit/webcast.php
> Have fun!
> Peggy A. Wenk, HTL(ASCP)SLS
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