NASA’s SDO Captures 2012 Venus Transit Approach

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory shows Venus as it nears the disk of the sun on June 5, 2012.

This image from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory shows Venus as it nears the disk of the sun on June 5, 2012. Venus’s 2012 transit will be the last such event until 2117.

Credit: NASA/SDO, AIA

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