Venus Transit 2012: Transit of Venus on June 6, 2012

A transit of Venus (Shukra Sankraman) across the sun takes place when it passes directly between the Sun and the Earth. The Transit of Venus obscures a small portion of the Sun and provides us a scene of Partial Solar Eclipse. In 2012, Venus transit date is June 6, 2012 (in America it is June 5). This transit is the last of this century for Venus. Next Venus transit will happen in the year 2117.

Venus Transit occurs in pairs with a gap of 8 years. The previous pair of Venus transit were in December 1874 and December 1882..

Venus Transit 2012: Where it is visible….

The beginning of the transit can be visible from North America while South Asia, Middle East and Europe will catch the end of the Venus Transit. It will not be visible in South America and western Africa.

The entire transit will be visible from Eastern Australia,  New Zealand, New Guniea, the Philippines, northern Asia, eastern China, Korea, Japan, the islands of the western Pacific Ocean, Hawaii, Russia, Alaska and north-west Canada. The Pacific Ocean is the best place to view the transit.

Time of Venus Transit 5/6 June 2012

As per the GMT (Universal Time Zone), transit begins on June 5th at 22.10 UT and ends on June 6th at 04.50 UT, with mid-transit taking place on June 6th at 01.29 UT.

As per the Hindu calendar, this Shukra Sankraman (Venus Transit) falls on Dwitiya Tithi, Moola and Purvashada Nakshatrams (Dhanu Rashi). It is Krishna Paksha Dwitiya in Ashada Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars while it coincides with Krishna Paksha Dwitiya in Jyeshta Month of Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu & Kannada calendars. It falls in Vaigasi Masam in Tamil Calendar, Edavam month in Malayalam calendar and Jestho mash in Bengali calendar.

Venus Transit 2012 Astrology Predictions for different Rashis

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  1. Geeta says:

    Hi ,

    Im 6 months pregnant, living in dubai.what precuations needs to be taken on venus transit on 6th june


  2. Ravi says:

    Hi Geeta, this is not a proper granhan of the sun, but keep indoors anyhow as a precaution and do not leave the house until the whole grahan is over. Good luck with everything.

  3. sandy says:

    i am 8 month pregnant can i eat or drink anything during venus transit.
    thanks and i live in melbourne there will be cloudy and rainy weather on 6th june,can i go for
    work or not,thanks

    • Naveen Sanagala says:

      You can do every usual thing.. There is no effect of Venus transit… But do not see it naked eye..

  4. diya says:

    hi,i m 7 month pregnant live in melbourne,do i need to take any precaution and can i go out or not??

    • Naveen Sanagala says:

      Pregnant women need to be indoors… Do not go out.. Don’t look the transit naked eye..

  5. Beena says:

    I am 7 months pregnant living in Mumbai and would like to know do i need to stay indoors on 6th june 2012 morning and follow all precautions that we normally follow during proper solar eclipse caused by moon even on this day?


    • Naveen Sanagala says:

      No need to follow each and every precaution as you do during Lunar eclipse or solar eclipse but you need to be indoors..

  6. Mario says:

    Hi Naveen,
    I’m expected to apply for a visa to Indonesia from Moscow tomorrow. I’m an Indian citizen and have been working in Russia for the last 3 years. Guess i have to apply tomorrow and unfortunately i cannot change that. But does this transition of Venus, augur good for my career. Anything that i can do to ward off any unpleasant incidents or fears?


    • Naveen Sanagala says:

      There will be no harm… Do your work best.. All the best for your future.. Do not postpone your urgent work due to any natural incidents..

  7. praveen says:

    My wife 6 month pregnant can she eat or drink anything during venus transit. and i live in ghaziabad there will be cloudy and rainy weather on 6th june, i need to take any precaution ?????????

    • ruby says:

      hi i m 8 months pregnant can i eat or drink,can i sleep can i cut anything during venus transit
      should i take special care like solar and lunar eclipse

  8. Santosh says:

    This is Santosh, from India.
    My wife 9 weeks pregnant, does this venus tansit effects her?
    please tell me what precautions she have to take.


  9. Neetu says:

    I m 9 month pregnant can i sleep and eat n drink during this venus transit. What all precaution i need to take. Please tell

  10. Jen says:

    Am 5 weeks pregnate wut prcatioms do i need to take

  11. aarthi says:

    hi iam pregnant of 8 months. I came to office in car without knowing venus transit. Sun rays fallen on me. but I didnt see the sun. Is any way my baby will affect of this bad rays.
    Pls let me know.

  12. hii says:

    i m 7month pregnent does that venus transet effects?? there is any problem in surya shukra grahan in pregnancy

  13. vipin jaswal says:

    HI, Santosh there is nothing harm to eat or drink or do any other daily activities but pregnant ladies should not sit during this graham it may be harm ful for those .

  14. Neetu B says:

    Hi I’m 5 months pregnant and was confused whether it was a grahan or not and went 2 d office. Was it harmful for me and my baby. Also pls update on all d grahan falling till end of dis year so that I can take precautioin…also guide me on d precautions 2 b taken.

  15. vmn says:

    My son was born on 5th June in europe timing, how does this venus transit effect him?