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written by David Stern
This series of three web pages gives information about the usage of the transit of Venus to measure distances in the solar system. The site also contains a large collection of links related to the Venus transit, a math refresher, and a photo archive of the transit. It is part of the extensive web site "From Stargazers to Starships", which uses space exploration and space science to introduce concepts in physics and astronomy. Translations in Spanish and French are available.
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Astronomy
- Fundamentals
= Celestial Mechanics
- Solar System
= Venus
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© 1998 David Stern
Keywords:
Kepler, Venus, astronomical unit, parallax
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Metadata instance created September 26, 2005 by Henry Bradsher
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February 15, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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D. Stern, (1998), WWW Document, (http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Svenus1.htm).
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D. Stern, The 2004 Transit of Venus -- Halley's Method of Deriving the AU, (1998), <http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Svenus1.htm>.
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Stern, D. (2004, July 30). The 2004 Transit of Venus -- Halley's Method of Deriving the AU. Retrieved December 16, 2017, from http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Svenus1.htm
Chicago Format
Stern, David. The 2004 Transit of Venus -- Halley's Method of Deriving the AU. July 30, 2004. http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Svenus1.htm (accessed 16 December 2017).
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Stern, David. The 2004 Transit of Venus -- Halley's Method of Deriving the AU. 1998. 30 July 2004. 16 Dec. 2017 <http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Svenus1.htm>.
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