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The Transit of Venus on 2004, June 8

05.13 UT

11:26 UT

Images from Jean Meeus: Transits

 

This transit is the first one completely visible from Europe !

Image by Occult

World map of visibility
(U.S. Naval Observatory, PDF)

General description, geocentric data and list of ingress/egress times for major world cities
(U.S. Naval Observatory, PDF)

The transit of 2004, June 8 will be visible from Europe, Africa, Asia, and eastern parts of America  

Geocentric

Dynamical Time

Position Angle

Eclipse begins

05:14:34

116.3°

Umbra eclipse begins

05:34:00

119.4°

Maximum eclipse

08:20:49


Umbra eclipse ends

11:07:38

213.2°

Eclipse ends

11:27:04

216.3°
Data from Jean Meeus: Transits

 

Earth, Mercury, Venus and Mars on 2004, June 8
by my
Planet Applet

Images from photographic plates of the Transit of Venus

Check your eyes !

The transit at Berlin at 5:20, 8:22, and 11:22 UT

Data for:

Germany:

Hamm, München, Berlin

Europe:

Rome, Paris, Helsinki, Stockholm

Other:

New York, Rio de Janeiro, Maputo (Mozambique)

 

 

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