Skywatchers prepare for rare Venus fly-by

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 21:30 in Astronomy & Space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - One of the rarest astronomical events occurs on Tuesday and Wednesday when the planet Venus passes directly between the sun and Earth, a transit that won't occur again until 2117.

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