AAS 203rd Meeting, January 2004
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Session 1 HAD I: Transit of Venus

Division Special Session, Sunday, January 4, 2004, 2:00-5:00pm, Courtland

1.01 Chasing Venus: Putting the Transits of Venus on Exhibition
R.S. Brashear (Smithsonian Inst.)
1.02 Jeremiah Horrocks, The New Astronomy, And The Transit Of Venus
W. Applebaum (Illinois Institute of Technology)
1.03 The American Transit of Venus Expeditions of 1874 and 1882
S. J. Dick (NASA)
1.04 Explanation of the Black-Drop Effect at Transits of Mercury and the Forthcoming Transit of Venus
J. M. Pasachoff (Williams College--Hopkins Obs.), G. Schneider (Steward Obs., U. Az.), L. Golub (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA)
1.05 David Peck Todd and the transit of 1882: A loverís triangle forms while an astronomer triangulates the distance to the Sun
W. P. Sheehan (Independent Scholar)
1.06 E. E. Barnard and the New Star in the Andromeda Nebula
J. Bryan (McDonald Observatory)


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