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    a pinhole to view the sun's projection is very safe to operator and equipment as long as you don't look directly into the sun.
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    i doubt,you gonna see it in florida.the sun will have set before the transit begins.australia'seast coast is best,but they have 90% cloud cover today. well, all they hcan do is wait ubtil june 2016 fo the next venus transit!
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    Sorry Ralph, it's 105 years until the next one.

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    not according to my astronomy software, voyager4:june2016,which still is a long time.this software has proven to be extremly reliable
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    December 11, 2117 according to NASA. Perhaps your software is ignoring the fact that Venus' orbit is inclined with respect to ours and is counting transits where the shadow misses Earth, passing above or below the plane of the ecliptic?

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    i'll erite a note to the software developer. it's hard to argue with nasa data
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