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PBS NewsHour | Viewing the Venus Transit: What's the Safest Way? | PBS

Duration: 05:27
Program: PBS NewsHour #10341
Broadcast Date: Jun. 1, 2012

On Tuesday, June 5, as the sun sets in North America, the rare astronomical event known as the Transit of Venus will be visible for the last time in over 100 years. University of Virginia Associate Professor of Astronomy Edward Murphy gives an overview of several safe ways to view Tuesday's transit of Venus in front of the sun without harming your eyes in the process.

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Post Date: June 1, 2012