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Published on Jun 7, 2012
Venus Transit Approaches (NASA Video). The LASCO C3 coronograph aboard the SOHO spacecraft has been watching the approach of Venus for its last solar transit until 2117. This video covers May 31 to midday June 4. The actual size of the sun is represented by the white disk. The transit of Venus begins June 5, 2012, at about 6 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, or about 10 p.m. Universal Time. It will last for approximately 6 hours.