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Transit of Venus mathematics please. 
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Jun1104, 09:29 AM

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Hi there
I'm looking for a source of the maths that Halley did, and also that of Horrocks so that I can run through it with some Maths/Physics students. Google searches have given many different sites, but none have been that good so far. If anyone could help me with a link, I'd appreciate it. Thanks 


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Jun1104, 01:45 PM

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Have you looked at this site ? It's somewhat ahistorical, but it does cover the simple geometric methods.



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