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Sick transit, Venus.

Blah blah blah transit of Venus blah blah blah once in a lifetime event blah blah astonishing photographs blah. Screw that astronomy shit, let’s do some real science.

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These stars are small.

The ones out there are far away.

 Ever wondered how we know how far away stars are? How we can estimate such colossally huge distances even though stars are, to us, just tiny pinpricks of light? Well too bad, you’re going to find out anyway.

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