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Credit: Geoffrey Wyatt, Sydney Observatory/Powerhouse Museum
Feature: The Transit of Venus, 2012
Transits of Venus allowed astronomers to calculate the scale of the solar system, and led to the discovery of Australia. On 6 June this year Australians and New Zealanders will have a ring-side view of one of the most famous events in astronomy – and the last one for another 105 years.
Australasian Sky: Star Chart for June
Find out about the transit of Venus and download the Sydney Observatory's star chart for June.