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Dalton Bentley, 3, peers through special sun viewing glasses Tuesday at Central
Dalton Bentley, 3, peers through special sun viewing glasses Tuesday at Central

Venus Transit: Once-in-a-lifetime event

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Viewers watch as Venus (lower left dot) travels between the sun and the earth, in what is known as a Venus transit, through a telescope which inverts the image Tuesday at Central Lakes College in Brainerd. The next transit won't be until the year 2117 making this a rare astronomical event.

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