Timing the Transit of Venus

 

Professor Hubert: Yale Observatory

9h 34m 00s second contact

- 9h 07m 54s first contact__

26m 06s time elapsed (A)

 

14h 51m 22s third contact

- 09h 34m 00s second contact

05h 17m 22s time elapsed (B)

 

15h 12m 07s fourth contact

- 14h 51m 22s third contact___

20m 45s time elapsed (C)

Total time elapsed for the transit of Venus Observation by Professor Hubert at the Yale Observatory

 

00h 26m 06s time elapsed (A)

05h 17m 22s time elapsed (B)

+ 00h 20m 45s time elapsed (C)

05h 63m 73s total time

Convert seconds to minutes

05h 64m 13s

Convert minutes to hours

06h 04m 13s

This is the final, total elapsed time for the 1882 transit of Venus by Professor Hubert at the Yale observatory .

 

 

 

 

Professor Compton: Columbia University

9h 28m 37s second contact

- 9h 08m 40s first contact__

19m 57s time elapsed (A)

 

14h 53m 05s third contact

- 09h 28m 37s second contact

05h 24m 28s time elapsed (B)

 

15h 11m 42s fourth contact

- 14h 53m 05s third contact__

18m 37s time elapsed (C)

Total time elapsed for the transit of Venus Observation by Professor Hubert at the Yale Observatory

 

00h 19m 57s time elapsed (A)

05h 24m 28s time elapsed (B)

+ 00h 18m 37s time elapsed (C)

05h 61m 122s total time

Convert seconds to minutes

05h 63m 02s

Convert minutes to hours

06h 03m 02s

This is the final total elapsed time for the 1882 transit of Venus by Professor Compton at Columbia University.