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Venus’ passage over the Sun can be observed from Yerevan

11:51, 05.06.2012 Region: Armenia Theme: Society, Innovations

YEREVAN. – A rare astronomical phenomenon will be observed from Armenia’s capital, Yerevan, on Wednesday morning. 

On that day, Planet Venus will pass over the face of the Sun, the Goodrike John NGO informs.  

This phenomenon will next occur in 2117.  

Its observation will be held in Yerevan from 7am to 9:30am, at the upper platform of the Cascade, in the vicinity of the Victory Monument.

People can view this event from the telescopes, and free of charge.

Warning: This phenomenon should not be looked at with optical tools without solar filters. Otherwise, there could be loss of vision.

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