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submitted by George Poulos on 09.06.2004

Venus - the PLANET - the Transit of Venus, 8th Jun 2004, looking East across the River in Manhattan, United States of America.

Venus - the PLANET - the Transit of Venus, 8th Jun 2004, looking East across the River in Manhattan, United States of America. - Venus Transit East River of Manhattan as Venus crosses its face. Photo  AFP

Venus, the PLANET, was named after the Romanised version of Kythera's goddess - Aphrodite.

I regard Venus as Kythera's planet.

It is fitting that the occurence of the transit of Venus across the face of the Sun, has focused the attention of the entire world onto Kythera's planet.

This photograph depicts the transit of Venus, 8th Jun 2004, looking East across the River in Manhattan, United States of America. Photograph by AFP.

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