Don’t forget to snap a photo of the Venus Transit! Tag your photos #venustransit to share them with the Instagram community!
Later today, Instagrammers can view an astronomical event that will not happen again until the year 2117: Venus will pass directly between the Sun and the Earth. Transits of Venus are among the rarest of predictable astronomical phenomena. To learn more about what parts of the world can see the 2012 transit and when, visit transitofvenus.org.