The Venus Transit 2004

The Venus Transit 2004

European Science & Technology Week 2004 European Southern Observatory European Association for Astronomy Education Astronomical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Observatoire de Paris Institut de Mécanique Céleste et de Calcul des Éphémérides (IMCCE)
Last update: 2004 Jun 04 08:32 CEST
Results from the historic VT-1874 and 1882 observing campaigns:

VT-2004 No. of registered users : 1361
VT 1874-82 No. of observers with timings : 39
VT 1874-82 No. of timings sent : 125
Real value of AU : 149597870 km
VT 1874-82 Calculated AU : 148517952 km
VT 1874-82 Sigma : 8826227 km
VT 1874-82 Absolute Difference : -1079918 km
VT 1874-82 Relative Difference : 0.722 %

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SOHO LASCO - June 3, 23:18 UT (ESA)
June 4, 2004 : Venus is now visible in the image from SOHO-LASCO (upper right), near the left border of the frame ! The images above have been obtained with three of the professional instruments from which photos will be displayed here during the Venus Transit on June 8, 2004. These images are only being updated intermittently at this moment. Other Webcast Sites


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