The Transit of Venus - On my way to the gym i noticed it was kinda cloudy and sun was hazy, but on my way back home i could see the sun clear and about to set. I ran back home and got the bazooka lens and head back out searching for a good spot to shoot this before the sun set..

Wasn't expecting that i d catch this although i knew this event was happening and is a once in a lifetime for another century...(next one is expected 2117)

Venus orbits the sun every 226 Earth-days, compared to our 365 days, so the two planets sort of pass each other relatively often. But their orbits lie in slightly canted planes, so the alignment needed for an eclipse happens only once a century or so.

This was a handheld shot at 400 mm, 1/1250s, f8, ISO100

I enjoyed every bit of the last 10 minutes before time to watch this transit

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