Transit of Venus
What is a transit of Venus?
Join Great Basin's Dark Rangers in viewing this rare transit at the Great Basin Visitor Center in Baker, NV starting at 2:30PM (PDT). We will have telescopes available for public viewing.
When is it?
What should I do?
Remember to never look at the sun directly or through any type of magnifying device unless it is specially designed for solar viewing.
Source data: Chuck Bueter www.transitofvenus.org
Did You Know?
White Pine County, home to Great Basin National Park, lays claim to some of the most famous ghost towns in Nevada: Hamilton (the former county seat), Osceola (where the largest gold nugget in the state was found) and Cherry Creek.