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In Photos (and Video): The Transit of Venus

It was an event so rare it won’t happen again for over a hundred years. The transit of Venus took place Tuesday, a celestial phenomenon where the planet passes in front of the Sun.

The transit was witnessed by sky-watchers across the world. And in case you missed it, we’ve assembled photos of the event taken from places as far as Israel and Singapore, as well as some fantastic images from NASA satellites. You can see the images in the slideshow above.

And after the jump, a fantastic time-lapse video of the transit by NASA:



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