Transfixed by Venus transit

Crowds gather around telescopes set up on Cattle Point

Crowds gather around telescopes set up on Cattle Point by members of the Royal Astronomical Society to take a look at the transit of Venus – the planet Venus passing in front of the sun Tuesday. Clear afternoon skies allowed a great telescopic view of the event.

Crowds gather around telescopes set up on Cattle Point by members of the Royal Astronomical Society to take a look at the transit of Venus – the planet Venus passing in front of the sun Tuesday. Clear afternoon skies allowed a great telescopic view of the event.

Crowds gather around telescopes set up on Cattle Point by members of the Royal Astronomical Society to take a look at the transit of Venus – the planet Venus passing in front of the sun Tuesday. Clear afternoon skies allowed a great telescopic view of the event.