The Transit of Venus 2012, June 5/6th

Download page for position data

You may want to download a file containing the reconstructed list of all submitted results.

The file format is CSV, semicolon as divider, Format: Name;Location;r in RE;latitude in deg;longitude in deg;ut;x'Venus;y'Venus;

The downloaded data may be copied into an evaluation work sheet allowing to derive the distance to the Sun from two simultaneously measured positions.
In that sheet the procedure is illustrated with two positions calculated for Tokyo and the center of the Earth with the help of horizons.";
Editors: Udo Backhaus
 last update: 19.01.2018
Stephan Breil