the Transit of the Planet Venus

The following observations of the Transit of the Planet Venus over the Sun’s Disk, was taken at Leicester by John Newton, through a telescope near 16 feet long, and also through a good reflecting one, on June 6th in the morning, to the apparent time; viz. the Eliptic conjunction 5h. 45m. Began to Emerge 8h 19m. Central Egress 8h. 29m. the End of Transit 8h. 36m.