Learn more about the Transit of Venus with this year's Folder. Displaying information and images about the Transit on the front and back, and math activities on the inside flaps.
On the front of the bookmark is a transit of the Sun, silhouetted with people, Captain Cooks Ship and a palm tree. On the back are teaser questions and a list of celestial events.
The flier shows when and where you can view the transit of Venus. At the bottom is the transit path in North America.
The most powerful solar flare in the last 500 years occurred on September 2, 1859 and was sighted by two astronomers who happened to be looking at the sun at exactly the right time!