Transit of Venus

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  1. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    If you look at the sun (safely) right now, you can see Venus passing in front of it. This won't happen again for another 105 years!

    It's at the 1 o'clock position right now and should be visible til the sun sets.
     
  2. Bountyan

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    It's cloudy again! Hell yeah, Canadian weather!

    :rolleyes: 
     
  3. Strarf

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    Too many trees. I can't see anything.
     
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    I cant remember any offhand but I know they're site that show this so even if its cloudy/other obstacles you can see it just fine
     
  5. firehawc_69

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    Yep.

    However, since sunlight is the equivalent of the devil to me, I'm not exactly complaining.
     
  7. GFH

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    Our science teacher gave us filters and we creeped outside to have a look. Very neat.
     
  8. thecollector

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    I saw it! Hurt my eyes though. :D 
    (We pointed a telescope at the sun, put some paper at the end so the sun would shine through onto the paper, it was really bright)
     
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    Fuck yeah overlapping celestial bodies *headbangs*
     
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    My eyes!!!!!!!!!!!!!! They burn!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    Omega Charge Prepare for trouble...

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    Extremely cloudy here today, but I did watch it for a while online. Very neat!
     
  12. nobleboivin

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    cool

    Thats why you don't look at the sun.
    Anyway seeing those pictures of Venus was cool.
     
  13. ORIO

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    My father in law used this beast here:
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    To take this badass photo.
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    I hate being a cancer its always bad things happening to me with moon in this moon in that I can only see things getting worse for me with this transient
     
  15. Boulder

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    I thought planets in alignment were supposed to be good in astrology. What do I know, my mystic belief of choice just reminds me that that's no moon.
     
  16. WTDylio

    WTDylio Where is Jessica Hyde?

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    I got up at 5am to try and see it, but it was too cloudy where I am :( 

    :jawdropper:  Oh....wow!! That looks absolutely incredible
     
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    I thought it was supposed to be made up?
     
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    Can't see, its too bright, but thanks ORIO for sharing the snap shots.
     
  19. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    Wow, that's fantastic!!
     

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