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Tue, 8 Jun 2004

Transit of Venus

While everyone else is having to watch it on a web cam or mucking about with pinhole cameras and projecting it onto a white wall or whatever, I found my eclipse glasses, so could look straight at the Sun without all that faff. Venus was just about visible as a tiny black speck in the lower right corner of the Sun.

It looks like this:

___

/ \

| |

| . |

\___/

and is the first transit of Venus to have been shown as ASCII art.

Posted at 11:00 by David Cantrell
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