Saturday, 18 May, 2013
Eclipses, Occultations and Transits
Christian Science Monitor Blog - Captain Cook, the transit of Venus, and a little trip to Tahiti (Popularity: )
Short explanation of Cook's mission, what he was trying to measure, and links to related web content.
Lecture 26: How Far the Sun? (Popularity: )
From an introductory astronomy course, describes expeditions which observed the 18th century transits.
Transit of Venus - University of Central Lancashire (Popularity: )
University of Central Lancashire is celebrating the 2004 Transit and the historical heritage of Jeremiah Horrocks (1619 to 1641) through a series of lectures, events and international collaborations.
Transits of Venus (Popularity: )
Transits in the past and on June 8, 2004.
The American Transit of Venus Expeditions of 1882 (Popularity: )
Abstract of an oral presentation at the 1996 AAS meeting.
No. 1303: Transit of Venus (Popularity: )
Transcript of a radio show describing 18th century expeditions. Link to the audio.
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