Transit of Venus 2004

Mark Edward's images
Setup on the fields behind Marks house in Binley
Looking for sun spots whilst waiting Venus 
Setup on the fields behind Marks house in Binley.  Just before the start of the transit I am trying to focus the camera 135 mm lens attached to my Philips webcam. Looking for the details of any Sun spots while Venus does her magic.
Venus just after first contact
Venus just after second contact
Here is the first image of Venus just after first contact.  Here we see Venus just after second contact.
Just a little while into the transit 
Just a little while into the transit.  
 
About 1 hour into the transit  
About 1 hour into the transit
We have now moved to Priory Square next to Coventry Cathedral
About 1 hour into the transit and we are getting ready to move into Coventry for the public showing. We have now moved to Priory Square next to Coventry Cathedral to show the public the transit of Venus. 
Visitors looking at the Suns projected image
More Visitors
Visitors looking at the Suns projected image. More visitors














Colin trying to image 3rd and 4th contact with his webcam
Vaughan projecting the sun on to a piece of card
Colin trying to image 3rd and 4th contact with his 740K webcam. Vaughan projecting the sun on to a piece of card.

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Mike Frost's images
after 1st contact with my little 3" reflector
no cardboard box to  shade the image
Taken after 1st contact with my little 3" reflector, projecting onto a handheld screen (white paper sellotaped to clipboard. No cardboard box to  shade the image), photographed with a handheld Olympus mu 300 digital camera. 
image is with the northumberland refractor and its finderscope
Image from the Northumberland Refractor, a 300mm refractor (and its finder scope) Image was, I think, with a medium-size reflector, say 200mm 
taken in the main lecture theatre of the Institute of astronomy at 3rd contac
 
The main lecture theatre of the Institute of Astronomy at 3rd contact. Don't know the size of the scopes which were providing the images  but they were pretty large!  

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Clive Roger's images
Mark and Paritosh waiting for first contact at Binley
projected image from Mark's 6" Newtonian
Mark and Paritosh waiting for first contact at Binley Mark and Paritosh waiting for first contact at Binley
first visitor of the day
snapshot of my laptop screen with a piece of cardboard keeping the Sun off
Just after first contact, the first visitor of the day  A snap shot of my laptop screen with a piece of cardboard keeping the Sun off
we have moved into Priory St, Coventry
Here we have moved into Priory St, Coventry All of these images were taken during moments of quiet
More visitors looking at Venus cross the Sun.  Part of the "Old Cathedral" in the background.
Cathedral entrance is in the background
Vaughan projecting the Sun's image
The Cathedral entrance is seen in the background
Mark's 6" Newtonian projecting the Sun's image into a shoe box
Mark's 6" Newtonian projecting the Sun's image into a shoe box  Vaughan projecting the Sun's image 
Vaughan projecting the Sun's image
coming up to 3rd contact
Vaughan projecting the Sun's image coming up to 3rd contact

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Graham Smith's images - taken from his home in Binley
Graham's telescope, a Megrez 80
All captured with a Fuji Finepix at 2 mega pixel.  Start time was around 6.20AM 
Eyepiece projection was achieved using a 26mm eyepiece on a Megrez 80mm see above All images were captured with a Fuji Finepix at 2 megapixels.  Start time was around 6.20AM