Harvard tour: Transit of Venus

Posted by David Eicher
on Tuesday, September 24, 2013

By David J. Eicher

A drawing of the 1639 transit of Venus by Jeremiah Horrocks in the work Venus In Sole partier Visa by Johannes Hevelius, published in Liverpool in 1662; Owen Gingerich Collection, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, photographed September 20, 2013.

Related blog: A visit with Owen Gingerich, part 2

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