June 06, 2012
Time lapse: Venus flies past the Sun
Who just happens to have specially modified binoculars sitting around his office when Venus flies by the Sun for the last time in our lifetimes? Yes, Russell Brown, of course.
Yesterday afternoon I started hearing a growing crowd of Photoshop folks gathering near my door, excitedly chattering as they peered upwards. Below is a radically higher-res version of what we saw: