Make a virtual observation
of the transit of Venus using our data bases and calculate yourself
the distance Earth-Sun (the Astronomical Unit).
A video contest has been organized between amateurs, students,
every one interested: three winners have been selected on November 6, 2004
during a meeting which took place in Paris. The awards are
travels -for two- to the Mount Paranal in the Chilean Andies where are telescopes
among the largest in the world, managed by ESO.
The web pages of this meeting are available here.