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WATCH: 2012 Venus Transit From Ultra Hi-Def NASA Camera

Here's what the Venus transit looked like from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.

If you missed the last week, or just want a better view of it, check out this video, taken by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.

The observatory's main purpose is to examine the sun's atmosphere and the video captures images about eight times better than HDTV, according to NASA.

On June 5, it captured the transit of Venus across the face of the sun, an event that won't happen again until 2117. The best views in the contiguous U.S. were in the west. For those of us in Ohio, this might be the best view we'll get.

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