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Venus transit with aeroplane

Date: 08 June 2004
Location: ESTEC
Copyright: Detlef Koschny

Observers at ESTEC witness a spectacular event during the Venus transit - an airplane joined the planet in front of the Sun for a few fractions of a second. The image shows a still frame taken from a video recording of the Sun at 07h59m09s.

Last Update: 24 May 2012

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