..When Venus is in transit across the solar disk, the planet appears as a distinct, albeit tiny, round black spot with a diameter just one-32nd that of the sun. This size is large enough to perceive with Red Sole Shoes
the naked eye; however, prospective observers are warned to take safety precautions (as with a solar eclipse) while attempting to view the silhouette of Red Bottom Shoes
Venus against the blindingly brilliant face of the sun. Special glasses or telescope filters must be used at all times. Prior to local sunset, observers who are located over Red Bottom Heels
much of North America and the northwestern part of South America will be able to observe at least the opening stages of this most unusual celestial Oakley Outlet
phenomenon. [Venus Transit of the Sun: A 2012 Observer's Guide (Infographic)]
The Venus transit will be a west-to-east passage (right to left) taking six hours and 40 minutes. The sun will be above the horizon for the whole transit for much of Oakley Sale
Greenland and far-northern portions of Canada, all of Alaska and Hawaii, central and eastern Asia, New Zealand and the eastern half of Australia. For these last three regions, the transit will occur on June 6.
The sun rises with Venus already on its disk for western Asia, the eastern half of Africa and virtually all of Europe on the morning of June 6. Interestingly, as seen from Iceland, the beginning and end of the transit will be visible, but the sun will set Beats By Dre
prior to, then rise after, the middle of the transit.
One region that will miss the transit is a large portion of South America. From places south and east of an imaginary line drawn between Morawhanna, Guyana, southwest to Tacna, Peru, the sun will unfortunately set before the transit Beats Studio
begins. In addition, a large part of western Africa as well as Portugal and the western half of Spain will also miss out, because from there the transit will end before the sun rises.