1882 Transit of Venus
1882 Transit of Venus from US Naval Observatory
1874 Transit of Venus
The cover of a book on the Transit of Venus by Henry Chamberlain Russell
1769 Transit of Venus
The black drop effect and Venus’s atmosphere sketched by Captain Cook and published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society.
1761 Transit of Venus
Thobern Bergman’s (1761-1762) rendition of the Black Drop effect
during the 1761 transit of Venus.
Reprinted with permission from the Royal Society.
1639 Transit of Venus
Stained glass window from the church at Much Hoole
showing Horrocks’s original observations.