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New Yorkers Mesmerized by Transit of Venus

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By Robin Elisabeth Kilmer To regulars at Riverside Park South, the gathering of people and telescopes under a cloudy sky seemed inexplicable. Confused park goers quickly learned that something special was happening. Behind the curtain of clouds Venus was following its orbit as it has for eons, only this time its path placed it directly [&hellip
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Don’t Go Blind Tonight: Where to view the “transit of Venus” safely

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By Nick Gallinelli A few organizations are providing spots to safely view tonight’s transit of Venus   Unless you’re going to live for another 105 years (and if you are you probably can’t read this) tonight is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see Venus cross the earth’s view of the sun. Tonight, a “transit of Venus” [&hellip
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