Framework

Capturing the world through photography, video and multimedia

A satellite image captures the approach of Venus, black disk at upper left, before it transits across the face of the sun.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SDO/NASA / Getty Images

A satellite shows Venus before it transits across the face of the sun.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SDO/NASA / Getty Images

A satellite captures an image of Venus beginning its transit across the face of the sun, an event that will not repeat until 2117.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SDO/NASA / Getty Images

Venus, upper left, is shown in this satellite image transiting across the face of the sun.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SDO/NASA / Getty Images

Astronomy enthusiasts gather at the Mt. Wilson Observatory to watch a screen showing Venus' transit of the sun.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

Dan Koehler of Milwaukee watches the transit of Venus through a telescope fitted with a solar filter at Mt. Wilson Observatory.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

In this image taken at Mt. Wilson Observatory through a telescope equipped with a hydrogen alpha solar filter, Venus passes across the face of the sun, the planet's last transit this century.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

This false-color image, taken at Mt. Wilson Observatory with a telescope equipped with a hydrogen alpha solar filter, shows Venus transiting across the face of the sun.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

A crowd gathers at Caltech in Pasadena to view the transit of Venus.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

At Caltech in Pasadena, Selene Lockerbie, left, of Pasadena holds her daughter Evelyn, 3, while she looks through a solar-filtered telescope to view the transit of Venus.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

The transit of Venus is photogramed through a piece of mylar at Caltech in Pasadena.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

More galleries on Framework

return to gallery

Venus transits across the sun

Photo essay | Mt. Fuji

By ELAINE KURTENBACH MOUNT FUJI, Japan — They trudge up well-trod cinder paths by the thousands, headlamps glowing in the dark, and then settle in, shivering, to await and...   View Post»

   

Venus transits across the sun

Pictures in the News | March 6, 2013

Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Texas, where members of the San Antonio Living History Assn. fire muskets in a predawn ceremony to remember the 1836 Battle of the...   View Post»

   

Venus transits across the sun

Tornadoes hit Alabama

A series of rare winter tornadoes hit Alabama early Monday morning, and combined with powerful thunderstorms and straight-line winds, toppled trees and power lines and ripped...   View Post»

   

Venus transits across the sun

1 Comment

  1. July 11, 2012, 4:47 pm

Add a comment or a question.

If you are under 13 years of age you may read this message board, but you may not participate. Here are the full legal terms you agree to by using this comment form.

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until they've been approved.

Required

Required, will not be published