Table of contents for The transits of Venus / by William Sheehan and John Westfall.


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Contents
Preface	000
Acknowledgements	000
1. Of Time and Number	000
2. Planet Watchers	000
3. Venusian Interludes	000
4. Missed Opportunity	000
5. Homage to Horrocks	000
6. A Celestial Monarchy	000
7. "This Famed Phenomenon"	000
8. Cook's Tour	000
9. Pursuing a Planet	000
10. A Noble Triumph; Surpassed	000
11. From Enlightenment to Precision	000
12. Upon the Flame-Cased Sun	000
13. 1882; The Last Hurrah	000
14. A Compleat Guide to Our Transits: 2004 and 2012	000
Epilogue	000
Notes	000
Appendices
Transits of Venus, - 2970 to +7464	000
Data on Observed Transits, 1639-2012	000
June and December Sunshine Probability Maps	000.
Bibliography	000
Index	000




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Venus (Planet) Transit