When Venus Transits the Sun
On June 5, 2012, the planet Venus will pass directly in front of the Sun. This rare astronomical event will not occur again for another 105 years. The planetarium show When Venus Transits the Sun looks at what a transit is, highlights the 1769 transit with the adventurous expedition led by Captain Cook, explores the main characters of the event (Venus and the sun), what to expect for the 2012 transit, how to view the transit safely, and more.
This production is written with a great mix of educational fun and adventure. It is perfect for the entire family.