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NASA eClips™: Transits
February 22, 2012

Target: Grades 9-12

Length: 5 minutes 9 seconds

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Discover how scientists used the last Venus transit and a geometric technique called parallax to verify the distance between sun and Earth. Find out what scientists hope to learn the next time Venus makes a shadow on the face of the sun.

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