This photo is golden and captures one moment during the transit of Venus across the Sun, June 5-6, beautifully.
Our photographer and astronomer were ready to take photos in central Pennsylvania, USA, last evening, but total cloud cover did not lift until this morning. That’s Centre County, Pennsylvania for you!
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