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Blue Marble 2012 – Arctic View

Blue Marble 2012 – Arctic View, a photo by Saad Faruque on Flickr. Via Flickr: Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/gsfc/7394700302/in/photostream/ A very different view of the earth right above the Arctic, you can see Europe, Asia, Hint of Africa, even the place I come from. Taken by Suomi NPP captured on its entirety from an altitude of 512… Continue reading Blue Marble 2012 – Arctic View

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Transit of Venus 2012

A transit of Venus across the Sun took place today 6/6/2012 when the planet Venus passes directly between the Sun and Earth, becoming visible against the solar disk. During a transit, Venus was seen from Earth as a small black disk moving across the face of the Sun.  began at 22:09 UTC on 5 June 2012, and will finish at 04:49 UTC on 6 June. The transit is… Continue reading Transit of Venus 2012