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Hinode Views the 2012 Venus Transit
On June 5, 2012, Hinode space telescope captured this stunning view of the transit of Venus — the last instance of this rare phenomenon until 2117. Hinode is a joint JAXA/NASA mission to study the connections of the sun’s surface magnetism, primarily in and around sunspots.

unknownskywalker:

Hinode Views the 2012 Venus Transit

On June 5, 2012, Hinode space telescope captured this stunning view of the transit of Venus — the last instance of this rare phenomenon until 2117. Hinode is a joint JAXA/NASA mission to study the connections of the sun’s surface magnetism, primarily in and around sunspots.