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Comics on the Transit of Venus in 15 languages !

A Transit of Venus will occur on June 6th 2012 - that is, Venus will come exactly between the Earth and the Sun. We hope you and your friends get to see it - the next transit occurs in 105 years !

We have produced a comic of the story behind the Venus Transit and are translating it in 14 languages. This is for public, free distribution under a Creative Commons license.

Please do download it, email it around, print copies for friends, paste it on your wall, host it on your website, etc.

 

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English - Low resolution pdf (2 MB) : here or here

English - High resolution pdf (6 MB) : here or here

 

Marathi - Low resolution pdf (2 MB) : here or here

Marathi - High resolution pdf (6 MB) : here or here

 

Hindi - Low resolution pdf (3 MB) : here or here

Hindi - High resolution pdf (10 MB) : here or here

 

Tamil - Low resolution pdf (2.5 MB) : here or here

Tamil - High resolution pdf (6 MB) : here or here

 

Gujarati - Low resolution pdf (3 MB) : here or here

Gujarati - High resolution pdf (10 MB) : here or here

 

Kannada - Low resolution pdf (2 MB) : here or here

Kannada - High resolution pdf (8 MB) : here or here

 

Bengali - Low resolution pdf (2 MB) : here or here

Bengali - High resolution pdf (8 MB) : here or here

 

Telugu - Low resolution pdf (2 MB) : here or here

Telugu - High resolution pdf (8 MB) : here or here

 

Persian - Low resolution pdf (2 MB) : here or here

Persian - High resolution pdf (8 MB) : here or here

 

Spanish - Low resolution pdf (3 MB) : here or here

Spanish - High resolution pdf (10 MB) : here or here

 

Italian - Low resolution pdf (1.5 MB) : here or here

Italian - High resolution pdf (9 MB) : here or here

 

French - Low resolution pdf (3 MB) : here or here

French - High resolution pdf (6 MB) : here or here

 

German - Low resolution pdf (2 MB) : here or here

German - High resolution pdf (8 MB) : here or here

 

Dutch - Low resolution pdf (3 MB) : here or here

Dutch - Hi resolution pdf (6 MB) : here or here

 

Macedonian - Low resolution pdf (2 MB) : here or here

Macedonian - Hi resolution pdf (6 MB) : here or here

 

English (USA) - Low resolution pdf (2 MB) : here or here

English (USA) - High resolution pdf (8 MB) : here or here

 

You can download these files on astrocast.org as well.

 

Text : Niruj Mohan Ramanujam
Illustration : Reshma Barve
Marathi translation : Mihir Arjunwadkar
Hindi translation : Divya Oberoi
Tamil translation : S. Parthasarathy
Gujarati translation : Girjaprasad Kantharia
Bengali translation : Sushan Konar
Kannada translation : Geetha Kydala Ganesha
Telugu translation : N. Nagaraju
Persian translation : Maryam Arabsalmani
Spanish translation :
Breezy Ocaña Flaquer
French translation :
Jean-Christophe Mauduit and Marie Mauduit
Italian translation :
Silvia Verdolini
German translation : Manfred Rudolf
Dutch translation : Iris Nijman and Wouter Schrier
Macedonian translation : Aleksandar Shulevski

Help with producing the pdf files : Reshma Barve, Breezy Ocaña Flaquer, Vishal Gajjar, Sambit Roychoudhuri, Dibyendu Karmakar.

Brief profiles of all the translators can be found here !

Note : the first set of links will open as a google doc. You need to go to 'file' and then download it.
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