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St Helena and Venus (the planet, not the goddess of love)

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It’ll be 105 years before anyone on Earth sees another transit of Venus, when the planet passes in front of the sun. And the one that happened on the night of 5/6 June 2012 was not visible from St Helena. But the island played a significant role in helping astronomers learn about the planet – and much else besides. For a brief history that includes the island’s link with famed astronomers, click here.

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LINK:
“If you can see the mole on Cindy Crawford’s face, you can see Venus” – CBC News

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