2012 Transit of Venus
Here's a round up of images and thoughts from around the Bay Area and beyond of this once-in-a-lifetime celestial experience.
- "In the spirit of the day you knew there would be someone out there to inject a little humor with the 1st official image of the "Transit of Venus." You gotta love the right brained among us. Image Credit: Mario R."
- Pre-show entertainment: This image of the sun was taken by KQED’s very own Media Systems Administrator, AJ Alfieri-Crispin.
- Phil Plait @BadAstronomer shared the following image and comments:
- KQED staff view the Transit of Venus through welder's lenses in front of the building.
- Screenshot of NASA's live stream of the Transit of Venus at 4:36PM Pacific Standard Time:
- Random people from the FiDi and Flickr HQ team checking out Venus transit of the Sun (2012)
"John Ubante had his Canon rig set up for the Venus transit -- Flickr HQ staff and lots of passers by stopped to check out the show."
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