Wednesday, June 6, 2012

June 6, 2012

Interactive version of problem and solution.

Transits of Venus and the Astronomical Unit

The transit of Venus over the Sun will be visible in much of the Western Hemisphere on June 5-6, 2012. To celebrate this event, the MAA has made "Transits of Venus and the Astronomical Unit" by Donald A. Teets (South Dakota School of Mines & Technology) available to the public. Full article