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Venus Transit as Revealed in Space

Low-Earth Orbit

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Venus Nears the Sun Venus from the ISS Cupola Path of the Venus Transit Solar Dynamics Observatory View from the Orbital OutpostLow-Earth Orbit Hinode Captures Venus Crossing

Low-Earth Orbit

This image was also snapped from the International Space Station, which orbits about 240 miles above the Earth's surface. These represent the first images of a Venus transit taken from the space station.

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