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The Transit of Venus Gallery below shows preparations for the June 8, 2004 transit of Venus.  Photographs and images of the 2004 transit of Venus are at images.htm.   

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Photo Credit: Rick Pirko

 
sunriseCurrant.jpg (26281 bytes) sunriseCurrant_zoom.jpg (15625 bytes) Granger, IN

Taken from Currant Rd., just north of Cleveland Rd.
June 9, 2003, at 5:35 a.m. EST.

sunriseTouchdownJ.jpg (26915 bytes)   Notre Dame, IN

Taken from the campus of University of Notre Dame, with "Touchdown Jesus" in the left foreground.
June 9, 2003, at 6:00 a.m. EST (near third contact).

sunriseBuckeye3.jpg (25557 bytes)  sunriseBuckeye1.jpg (25528 bytes) Mishawaka, IN

Taken from Buckeye Rd., just south of Cleveland Rd.
June 9, 2003, at 5:30 a.m. EST.

sunriseDouglas.jpg (21612 bytes) sunriseDouglas_zoom.jpg (17344 bytes) South Bend, IN

Taken from Douglas Rd., east of Capital Ave.; 
June 9, 2003, at 5:25 a.m. EST.

 
Note: Sunrise near South Bend, IN, is technically 5:10 a.m. EST.  The third contact of Venus (internal egress) begins approximately 6:05 a.m. EST.  

This part of Indiana observes Eastern Standard Time (EST), which coincides with Central Daylight Time (CDT).  For insight into that elusive Hoosier Time (tongue-in-cheek called HT) see http://webexhibits.org/daylightsaving/f.html.  Indiana is listed under "Changes and irregularities."

 

coop.jpg (32955 bytes) Three Rivers, MI

Taken from the shore of Corey Lake at YMCA Camp Eberhart
Coop's Tower in foreground.

June 30, 2003
6:30 a.m. EDT

campebraft.jpg (28455 bytes) Three Rivers, MI

Taken from the shore of Corey Lake at YMCA Camp Eberhart; 
Yarger Observatory, below the sun, is one of the facilities used in AstroCamp.

June 30, 2003
6:31 a.m. EDT

sunrisedaves.jpg (25000 bytes) Three Rivers, MI

Taken from the shore of Corey Lake at YMCA Camp Eberhart; 
looking northeast from Dave's House, which is the main observing site for AstroCamp.

June 30, 2003
6:48 a.m. EDT

 

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