Source - Space Weather News for June 5, 2012: http://spaceweather.com
TRANSIT OF VENUS: The historic 2012 Transit of Venus commences today,
June 5th, at 3:09 pm Pacific Daylight Time (22:09 UT). Spaceweather.com
is covering the event with observing tips, a real-time photo gallery,
and links to live webcasts from around the world. Extraordinary photos
of Venus taken during the hours leading up to the transit are also
featured on today's edition of http://spaceweather.com .
SOLAR WIND: A stream of high-speed solar wind is buffeting Earth's
magnetic field, stirring geomagnetic activity around the poles. NOAA
forecasters estimate a better-than-even chance of high-latitude
geomagnetic storms during the next 24 hours. Aurora alerts are
available from http://spaceweathertext.com (text) and http://spaceweatherphone.com (voice).