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Oklahoma City Astronomy Club will host viewing for rare transit of Venus

Members of the astronomy club will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Science Museum Oklahoma for a live viewing of the transit of Venus across the sun. Experts say the event is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

BY ADAM KEMP Published: June 2, 2012
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Sixty-six million miles away might feel a lot closer Tuesday.

Astronomy fans are in for a once-in-a-lifetime event next week as a transit of the planet Venus will be visible from Oklahoma.

Its orbit takes it...

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