Orbit of Venus T-Shirt
Night Sky Art
When tracked over a period of years, the path of Venus through the night sky forms a beautiful pattern, a five-fold spirograph path commonly known as the Rose of Venus. There's even more beauty hiding amongst the stars than we thought!Read more...
Night Sky ArtAn early diagram of the "Rose of Venus" appears in the book with the greatest title we have ever seen:
Astronomy explained upon Sir Isaac Newton's Principles : and made easy to those who have not studied mathematics : to which are added, a plain method of finding the distances of all the planets from the sun, by the transit of Venus over the sun's disc, in the year 1761 : an account of Mr. Horrox's observation of the transit of Venus in the year 1639 : and, of the distances of all the planets from the sun, as deduced from observations of the transit in the year 1761Yup, that's the title of the book. It's a bad sign when your reaction to the book's title is tl;dr, right?
A diagram of the orbits of Venus and Earth relative to the Sun, and the "Rose of Venus" showing Venus' orbit relative to Earth, against a field of stars on the front of this black 100% cotton t-shirt. Machine wash cold. Tumble dry low. Imported.
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