Venus crossed the sun today. It will be 117 years until she does it again. We went to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History to use the telescopes provided by the Fort Worth Astronomy Club to view the transit.

I worked at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History in the Planetarium doing the star shows on weekdays 24 years ago. It has been over a decade since I last visited the museum. It’s changed greatly. I got lost and had a hard time finding my old landmarks. I’ll miss the rotunda, Major Worth’s life-size portrait and dress uniform, and going down the ramp lined with handmade crazy quilts of years past.

Three virtual caches and one multi-step cache are found in the immediate vicinity. We ended up walking nearly a mile, looking at the telescopes and gathering geocache information.

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