Transit of Venus

So this appeared on my desk when I arrived at school this morning.
My Japanese is far too crude to understand the bulk of what this letter entailed but as apparently today is the perfect time to observe the transit of Venus across the sun.
I guess I was just slightly taken aback but the thoughtfulness one is subjected to in Japan, as back home never would every staff member be provided with eclipse viewing glasses because an event like this was occurring.
Honestly though it was a bit of a letdown as even with 20/20 vision I couldn’t really see the speck that was apparently Venus in front of the sun through the heavily tinted glasses
Not to worry the next transit is only another 105years away ( ̄◇ ̄;)

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