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Transit of venus - 8.6.2004 at 08.38 Pyhäntä, Tavastkenkä Observation number 50188

Visibility IV / V

Jorma Ryske, Etelä-Suomen kosmol. seura

Excerpts from the archive: Kai Forssen, Ari Mäkelä and Jorma Ryske from the Cosmological Society of Southern Finland noticed the passage of Venus on June 8, 2004 in Tavernkeng, Pyhännän, Northern Ostrobothnia. In the morning, when the overpass began, the sky was completely cloudless. Later in the morning the clouds increased and a few raindrops and hail dropped from the sky. The end of the overpass was viewed from the cracks of the clouds.

In addition, a couple of overviews of the play organized by the Cosmological Society of Southern Finland in the village of Tavastkengä on the Anttom farm.

Here you can find more stories about ESKS's strike groups at the link (link also in Jorma Koski's archive observation) http://www.kolumbus.fi/ari.jokinen/Venusylikulku/Retkikunta1.htm



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    • Transit of Venus
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Meade 7 "/ 2670mm MC, solar filter Identi-View. Philips Toucam webcam, stacked image at 08:38:45 and gif video from the same original Toucam avi video. Full sun image Canon EOS 300D / 0.63x focal length reducer at 11:11.

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