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Stargazers Can See Venus Transit At Paynetown Tuesday
Updated May 5, 2013 1:07 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(PAYNETOWN) - On Tuesday, the Stonebelt Stargazers will encourage people to turn their eyes (safely) toward the sun for what they're calling a "once-in-a-lifetime event."

From the perspective of Earth, Venus will cross in front of the sun, appearing as a dot on the surface of the sun.

The Stargazers, the Indiana University Astronomy Club and Paynetown State Recreation Area will host a live viewing of the transit from 6-8 p.m. Some additional activities will take place earlier in the the afternoon.

More details about the Paynetown event and the transit are available at or email

You also can check out Hal Kibbey's Star Trak column for more details about the transit

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