I mentioned in a post the transit of the Sun by the Space Shuttle, and in the course of that post the Transit of Venus, which is coming in 2012.
No sooner but… the blogosphere is so cool… but I get a note from a reader about a blog called
Another cool blog to put in my RSS.
I saw the last Transit of Venus through a telescope set up near St. Peter’s Square. Some teens from England had come to Rome (fewer clouds) and set up a very spiffy telescope with the proper filters and letting everyone see.
I wonder if I still have photos from that… hmmm…
Did you know that John Philip Sousa wrote not only the unparalleled Minnesota March but also the Transit of Venus March?