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The Day the World Discovered the Sun: An Extraordinary Story of Scientific Adventure and the Race to Track the Transit of Venus
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Book cover for 9780306820380
 
from Da Capo Pr (May 8, 2012)
9780306820380 | details & prices | 280 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $26.00
About: On June 3, 1769, the planet Venus briefly passed across the face of the sun in a cosmic alignment that occurs twice per century.