New Venus Transit Photos

Hype aside, the real reason for paying attention to this event from a few days ago is that it provides an excuse for some really good sunset photos.  And who doesn’t like those?  With or without the mojitos?  Right.  So without further dudes, here is today’s NASA Astronomy Pic of the Day, taken by Emil Ivanov, seen at

This one is nice, but I don’t have the credit.

Jim Tiller, Daytona Beach News-Journal:

By Albireo2006, taken from Malta, which is near the Isle of Monte Cristo, BTW…

Last, for the geeks, like me…


About GruntOfMonteCristo

Fearless and Devout Catholic Christian First, Loving Husband and Father Second, Pissed-Off Patriot Third, Rocket Engineer Dork Last.
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4 Responses to New Venus Transit Photos

  1. texan59 says:

    Dooood! Those pictures are awesome. For us lighter intellects pictures like the last one hepp me unnerstand how all this stuff works. Muchas grassyass. 😀

  2. zmalfoy says:

    Ooohhh! Pretties!

    Lovely pictures, Grunt! Thanks for sharing!

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