Catch the Venus transit

Many will be joining in on all of the fun for the 2012 transit of Venus, and here are some planned events taking place around Michiana.

In Benton Harbor, the Livery Microbrewery has a special version of Venusian Ale that debuts Tuesday for the planet’s transit.  

Also there will be an observation party at Warren Dunes State Park, and in South Bend viewers can watch transit of Venus at Notre Dame. 

It starts at 5 p.m. at Jordan Hall. The first 500 people will get solar shades.

To view LIVE webfeeds from different observatories click here.

Read more on the history and signficanse or the Transit of Venus in this article by Scientific American.

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