Viper Squad Ten

[ Tuesday, June 08, 2004 ]

#I'm Your Venus#
Starbuck [23:23] Comments: 0 []
 
I took an early lunch today in order to sit under a tree, hoping that the canopy of leaves would create an effect similar to a pin-hole camera, thus allowing me to catch the transit of Venus with retinas intact. And lo, due to a lucky bit of difraction through the mosaic of foilage, I was able to focus this image onto some photo-sensitive paper that I just happened to have handy...




From their from remarkably-similar photographs, it looks like the boffins at the BBC website were using a similar method. Cheapskates.


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