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Allen Kenny (left) of South Carolina, his grandson Chandler Mosher of Fredericksburg and Kenny's wife Nancy watch the Transit of Venus during a gathering held by the Rappahannock Astronomy Club at John Lee Pratt Memorial Park. / Peter Cihelka
Rappahannock Astronomy Club President Jerry Hubbell (wearing ballcap) shows Transit of Venus viewers the planetary event on a computer screen at John Lee Pratt Memorial Park. / Peter Cihelka