Transit of Venus update

From: Thomas Fly (
Date: Tue Jun 08 2004 - 04:21:28 EDT

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    3 months ago, I attempted to make a guess as to where one might be able to see a
    transit of the ISS across the sun, while Venus is making its transit, on June 8:
    I just ran my WorldView program, and its forecast has changed surprisingly
    little. The main difference is that it shows the track a bit more to the north
    and west, crossing into Turkey at around 8:06 UTC.
    On the following orbit, around 9:39 UTC, I show the solar transit crossing into
    It's still a little early to be booking hotel rooms, but it's looking pretty
    good for you folks in Europe who're hoping to get 2 for the price of 1!
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