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Your pictures: Venus transit
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Here is a selection of photographs of the Venus transit sent in by our readers. We start with Sunil Mehta's photo taken in Kinshasa, Rep. Dem Of Congo at 10:00 AM.
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Geoffrey Eichhorn: "07:08 E.S.T. Location was Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada."
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Bernard Murphy: "This photo was taken at 10.50am using binoculars on a tripod."
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Nick Craig-Wood: "A picture of the lash up I used to see the transit from our sunny garden in Guildford, Surrey."
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Mark Shipley: "So far I have taken approx 120 images and hope to take at least the same again as Venus makes its exit from the face of the sun."
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John Clift: "My son James (4) and I took this photo this morning after setting up a small mirror and a piece of paper in our garden in Haarlem, Netherlands."
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Kev Holmes: "We used our refractor telescope to focus the image, hence the silhouette."
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Lesley Wright: "Taken in my back garden in Dilsen, Belgium on the hottest day of the year so far."
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Martin Antrobus: "Here is a picture of the Venus transit taken just after 10am this morning from my garden in Norton, near Runcorn, Cheshire."
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James Hugall: "I took this picture simply using my digital camera on a tripod, holding a pair of eclipse (1999) glasses in front of the lense as a filter, it worked surprisingly well."
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Peter Appleby: "Projected onto a white board using a Leica spotting scope with a 35x lens. The projected image is approximately 30cm across."
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David Harris: "This is a crop from a picture of the Venus transit taken at 0820BST, with a pair of 10x50 binoculars projected onto a sheet of fine brilliant white glossy photo paper."
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And finally...Robin Manford sent in his contribution towards the pictures of today's transit!



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