Once-in-a-lifetime look

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Observers gathered Tuesday outside the DuPont Planetarium at USC Aiken's Ruth Patrick Science Center for the Transit of Venus, when Venus passes in front of the sun. People took turns peering at the sun through telescopes with special filters. Venus appeared as a small, black dot. The phenonomenon won't occur again for 105 years.     SARA CALDWELL/STAFF 
ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME LOOK
SARA CALDWELL/STAFF ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME LOOK
Observers gathered Tuesday outside the DuPont Planetarium at USC Aiken's Ruth Patrick Science Center for the Transit of Venus, when Venus passes in front of the sun. People took turns peering at the sun through telescopes with special filters. Venus appeared as a small, black dot. The phenonomenon won't occur again for 105 years.
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OJP 06/05/12 - 10:30 pm
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Amazing!

The DuPont is a gem - the views of Venus were incredible!

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