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The 2012 International Transit of Venus

Re-observation

 

Undergraduate Thesis 2009 by Matthew Cooper

Supervised by Dr Craig Roberts

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Venus in transit *

 

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For more information, contact:

 

Matthew Cooper

Student

School of Surveying and Spatial Information Systems

Email: m.cooper@student.unsw.edu.au

 

SUPERVISOR

Dr Craig Roberts

Senior lecturer

School of Surveying and Spatial Information Systems

Email: c.roberts@unsw.edu.au

Mail:

School of Surveying and Spatial Information Systems

University of New South Wales

UNSW Sydney NSW 2052

Phone: +61 2 9385 4464

Fax: +61 2 9313 7493

 

 

 

Quick Facts about the 2012 Transit of Venus

 

Transit will commence at approximately 22:00 (Universal Time)

 

Transit duration will be about 6 hours 40 minutes

 

(Times above are approximate and will vary according to observerís location)

 

For Sydney:

First contact: 8:16 AM

Last contact: 2:44 PM

The transit and the distance from Earth to Sun

History of transit observations

Observation methods

Observing conditions

Collaborating data

References

Contacts

 

 

 

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Matthew Cooper 2009

Last modified 30 October 2009