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Photos show the Transit of Venus event

(People's Daily Online)

14:09, June 06, 2012

A photo taken on June 6 shows the Transit of Venus observed in Beijing. (Xinhua/Xing Guangli)

Edited and translated by Ma Xi, People's Daily Online

An astronomical event of the "Transit of Venus" occurred on June 5 to June 6. It will be the only "transit of Venus" before the year of 2117.

The next one will not occur until more than 100 years later. Most places of China are in the best region for observing it.

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