7 June 2012
After some initial cloud cover ...
Image by Dr Mike Masheder
The roof of the H H Wills Physics Laboratory is one of the highest points in central Bristol, providing a clear view of the eastern horizon.
The clouds broke to give a clear view of the transit
Image by Dr Mike Masheder who used his Canon camera equipped with a solar filter
The motion of Venus across the Sun is noticeable between these images, which were taken about 3 minutes apart.
A video featuring Bristol physicist Dr Zoe Leinhardt is now on the Physics World web site, World set for the transit of Venus.