The Transits of VENUS and MERCURY pages
From this page you can download a powerpoint slideshow on :
- Tutorial on the transits for the beginner or the expert
- The historical passages for Mercury and Venus
- The complete rules of succession of transits
- The problem of the solar parallax
- The adventurous overseas expeditions of 1761 and 1769
- Funny things about passages of the Earth seen from Mars or Jupiter!
The Mercury transits from -2000 to +3000 with Guiness book
Canon of the Venus transits from -2000 to +3000 with Guiness book
How to determine the solar parallax with the Venus transits (pdf)
Venus 2004 at OCA (in French)
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