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The orbit of Venus is tilted 3.4 degrees relative to Earth's orbit. The two places where they interesect are called nodes. A transit only happens when the two planets are lined up at a node. 3 4 Degree, Michelle Pinterest, Solar System, Tilt, Random Things, Mona Evans, Degree Relate, Call Nodes, Earth Orbit
Space Station, Venus, Sun Credit & Copyright: Tomas Maruska (SAAD) - Explanation: On June 8, 2004 - Venus was not the only celestial object to pass in front of the Sun. A few well-situated photographers caught the International Space Station also crossing the Sun simultaneously.