Not all countries will be able to personally observe this event but with the power of internet, everyone can access real-time photos and videos of the on-going and the last Venus transit of the century.
Here is NASA’s spectular video covering the first and second contact of the transit.
Anthony Urbano, an astronomy enthusiast, took these pictures of the Venus transit at the CS Ampitheater in UP Diliman, Quezon City Philippines
|at 6:30AM local time|
|at 8:14AM local time|
It seems like many people are getting their updates online (like me xD). The transit even trended on twitter.
So much for this historical event! I’m so glad the weather is somehow cooperating, because for the past days it was raining. T__T
Too bad I am not able to go to UP because of some situational conflicts, so I am just getting my updates online. I am also currently craving to buy a telescope for future observations! I really want to own one, so I guess I need to save money and search for a model that will suit my budget. I actually, I saw this Celestron FirstScope which is very affordable and portable to use. I just contacted our local Celestron dealer if they have stocks for this model. Hoping for their affirmative response!