Transit of Venus – 8th June 2004

Transit of Venus banner The 2004 Transit of Venus was well-seen from Tripes Farm. The skies stayed clear throughout the event, making this a day to remember.

Tents, Telescopes, etc.

Setting up scopes early in the morning.

Blanket-hooded

Why are we observing in this bright daylight?

Solarscope in use

The Solarscope being used to observe the transit

Telescope line-up

Scopes are lined up, and the transit is under way.

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