Bookmark this page for some online viewing options for the upcoming transit of Venus.
Though the transit of Venus is viewable for several hours across much of the globe, the complete transit can only be seen near the Pacific — i.e., Hawaii, Alaska, Australia, and parts of Asia, unless you take to the sea. So if you don't want to miss a wink of this last-in-our-lifetime event, check out some of the live feeds below that will be available from around the world.
- Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter will broadcast video of the transit live starting at 2pm MST (one hour before the transit starts).
- Astronomers Without Borders will broadcast a live webcast, hosted by president Mike Simmons.
- The Exploratorium will show a live feed of the transit, with commentary every 30 minutes.
- NASA TV will host a NASA Edge program covering the transit live from Mauna Kea, Hawaii.
- The SLOOH Space Camera will broadcast the transit of Venus live from locations around the world, starting at 6p.m. (EDT).
- Researchers from University of Barcelona's Department of Astronomy and Meteorology will broadcast the transit live from the Arctic Svalbard archipelago, the northernmost part of Norway.
- The Kwasan Observatory will air the transit live from Japan.
- The Appalachian State University will stream a live feed from one of its 11-inch Celestron telescopes.
- The Bareket Observatory will broadcast the latter part of the transit live from Israel.
- The Sky Watchers Association of North Bengal (SWAN) brings you a live feed of the hydrogen-alpha sun.
- The Planet Hunters (part of the Zooniverse citizen science project) will be broadcasting a live feed from their website.
- Columbus State University's Coca-Cola Space Science Center will be broadcasting the transit in many different wavelengths using hydrogen-alpha, calcium-K-line, and white-light solar filters.
If you or someone you know is hosting a live feed online, let us know and we'll post it here!
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