16 Castle Shannon Boulevard near Washington Road

(South Hills, Pittsburgh PA)


6:04 – 8:30 p.m. (Best View: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.) EDT


So long as clouds do not block the Sun!

Transit of Planet Venus Across Front of Sun

Will Not Be Seen Again Until Year 2117 !

WARNING: NEVER look directly at the Sun, a solar eclipse, or a solar transit of a planet with a telescope, binoculars, or any optical device unless you have special training and special equipment to do so safely. Otherwise, this would cause PERMANENT BLINDNESS INSTANTLY!

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News Release: 2012 May 29

Transit of Venus - Frequently Asked Questions

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