Venus – Getting a lot thinner as it approaches the transit.

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A view of the thin crescent Venus tonight at 17:25 BST.

Here’s the very thin crescent Moon and Venus setting tonight.

The Moon a bit closer.

Venus is now rapidly approaching the Sun for its transit on the 6th of June.

On that date it will be in transit across the Sun at sunrise for us in the UK until about an hour later.

Just two weeks to go and counting.


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