Photo: Venus moves across the Sun in this image captured by Japan's satellite Hinode, on June 6, 2012. One of the rarest astronomical events occurred yesterday, when Venus passed directly between the sun and Earth, a transit that won't occur again until 2117. (Reuters/JAXA) - Via In Focus: http://theatln.tc/LaAXm4
Photo: A girl uses a sun observation glass to watch the transit of Venus in Medellin, Colombia, on June 5, 2012. (Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images) - Via In Focus: http://theatln.tc/LaAXm4
Photo: A bird comes into land atop one of the domes of the landmark Taj Mahal as Venus begins to pass in front of the Sun, as visible from Agra, India, on June 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer) - Via In Focus: http://theatln.tc/LaAXm4
Photo: Venus in silhouette, seen between the Earth and Sun, from NASA's orbiting Solar Dynamics Observatory, on June 5, 2012. (NASA/SDO) - Via In Focus: http://theatln.tc/LaAXm4
Photo: Astronomer Raminder Samra attempts to get a view of Venus crossing the Sun using a shadow on a piece of paper and the telescope at the MacMillan Southam Observatory in Vancouver, British Columbia, on June 5, 2012. Unfortunately, cloud cover prevented a proper view of celestial event. (Reuters/Andy Clark) - Via In Focus: http://theatln.tc/LaAXm4
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A bird comes into land atop one of the domes of the landmark Taj Mahal as Venus begins to pass in front of the Sun, as visible from Agra, India, on June 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer) - Via In Focus: http://theatln.tc/LaAXm4
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