Venus Transit

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Venus Transit

Post #1by John Van Vliet » 05.06.2012, 01:05

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Re: Venus Transit

Post #2by kristoffer » 05.06.2012, 14:19

This is gonna be so exciting :)

I'm gonna watch it tonight, here from Norway
I hope it will be clear sky, so I'm gonna stay awake the whole night :D
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Re: Venus Transit

Post #3by John Van Vliet » 05.06.2012, 21:39

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Re: Venus Transit

Post #4by symaski62 » 06.06.2012, 13:03

hello ! john Van Vliet :)

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Re: Venus Transit

Post #5by TERRIER » 06.06.2012, 22:06

Hello All,

I hope some of you managed to actually see the transit.
Would loved to have seen it, but a combination of cloudy weather, tall trees and a 200ft hillside rising due east from the end of my garden meant it was an impossibility.

I would have had a 1 hour window (approx) to see it, starting from sunrise at 4:45am BST, but the sun would only get to a maximum of 7 degrees elevation here in West Yorkshire before the transit ended.

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Here's what it would've looked like using the standard Celestia 1.6.1 cel/URL link;

cel://SyncOrbit/Sol:Earth/2012-06-06T03 ... rc=0&ver=3

However In 2004 it was a lot easier to see. The sun was high enough for just about the entire transit to be visible, and it lasted for about 6 hours!

Here's the standard 1.6.1 cel/URL link from the same location here in West Yorkshire;

cel://SyncOrbit/Sol:Earth/2004-06-08T04 ... rc=0&ver=3

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Re: Venus Transit

Post #6by John Van Vliet » 06.06.2012, 23:03

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Re: Venus Transit

Post #7by symaski62 » 10.06.2012, 15:50

pas mal ! :)

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