Venus transit model by W. Boosman, used for the 1874 Dutch expedition to Reunion

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Venus transit model by W. Boosman, used for the 1874 Dutch expedition to Reunion

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Frederik Kaiser, the director of the Leiden Observatory, had two models of the Venus transit made. These were used for training the observers, especially when Venus is entering the sun.

Willem Boosman, Amsterdam, 1873

Museum Boerhaave V13814 & V13841

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