"When Venus Transits the Sun" Show
‘Imiloa Premieres Show “When Venus Transits the Sun”
Hilo, Hawai‘i – When is the Venus transit, why is it important, and what is the “black drop effect? Find out at the new planetarium show at ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center, When Venus Transits the Sun.
‘Imiloa will premiere the planetarium show When Venus Transits the Sun, on May 19, playing in the 3 pm time slot through June 3, 2012. This show is a fantastic full-dome program that looks into the rare and magnificent celestial apparition called a Venus transit. The show covers what a transit is, a famous transit viewing from the 18th century led by Captain Cook, information about the Sun and Venus, how to view the transit safely, and more. This planetarium show is a limited run.