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Captain Cook and the Cosmic Yardstick

Learn about Captain Cook’s voyage, and how astronomers measured the 'Cosmic Yardstick'

The Cosmic Yardstick

On the morning of 8th June 2004, there will be a transit of Venus, when the planet crosses in front of the Sun for approximately 6 hours: no one alive has witnessed this extremely rare event.


Dr Martin Hendry | talks | www


Date and Time:

27 May 2004 at 7:00 pm


1 hour



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