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The Venus Transit and More!

wolframalpha:

Yesterday we shared a blog post about tonight’s transit of Venus

Venus transit

But did you know that Wolfram|Alpha is also a great resources for many other areas of astronomy?

Here are a few blog posts that we think are particularly interesting:

Moon Phases in Wolfram|Alpha

The Sun’s Roar

Following the Sun’s Unique Path

Making Real-Time Computations: Satellites