Venus

Venus

Have a go at our Venus quiz!

On 6 June 2012 we saw something very rare. No one on Earth will live to see it again. It's called a Transit of Venus.

What is a Transit of Venus?

The planet Venus passed directly between the Earth and the Sun. Venus looked like a small black dot travelling across the Sun.

Transits of Venus occur in pairs eight years apart. The first of this pair was in June 2004. The next one isn't until December 2117!

What do you know about Venus?

Try our quiz and find out!

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