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James Ferguson's diagram of the 1761 transit from various stations

James Ferguson's diagram of the 1761 transit from various stations

James Ferguson was renowned for the clarity of his astronomical explanations, diagrams and models. This diagram shows the appearance of the 1761 transit as seen from several different sites: London, t...

Lecture demonstration of the 1769 transit by Benjamin Martin

Lecture demonstration of the 1769 transit by Benjamin Martin

Benjamin Martin devised a large demonstration of the appearance of the 1769 transit. The device was 7 by 5? feet in size and mounted on a wall in his shop where he gave lectures. It showed the appeara...

Samuel Dunn's analysis of the 18th-century transits

Samuel Dunn's analysis of the 18th-century transits

In his "A Determination of the Exact Moments of Time" (London, 1770), Samuel Dunn provided this large folding plate to compare the appearances of Venus in transit in 1761 and 1769. He also tabulated t...