Transit of Venus

Associated Press
A bird comes into land atop one of the domes of the landmark Taj Mahal as Venus, top left, begins to pass in front of the sun, as visible from Agra, India, Wednesday, June 6, 2012. People around the world turned their attention to the daytime sky on Tuesday and early Wednesday in Asia to make sure they caught the rare sight of the transit of Venus. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)

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Venus made a slow transit across the face of the sun on Tuesday and early Wednesday, the last such passing that will be visible from Earth for 105 years.

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