Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Venus Transit Timetable

Here is the timetable for the 2012 Venus transit.

 Read more about Venus Transit at the Venus transit FAQ page

Venus Transit 2012
Venus Transit 2012 - Nasa

There are five timing points for the event:
External Ingress - Venus first touches the limb of the sun. The transit begins - 22:09:38 UT
Internal Ingress - The first moment that all of Venus is in front of the sun - the full transit begins - 22:27:34 UT
Greatest Transit - The exact middle of the transit. Venus is at its smallest distance from the sun center - 01:29:36 UT
Internal Egress -  the last moment that all of Venus is in front of the sun - 04:31:39 UT
External Egress - the last moment that Venus partially blocks the sun. The transits ends (for the next 105 years!) - 04:49:35 UT

You can use this application to locate your exact time (Taken from the following superb site which also deals with Venus transit)




Transit times



You can also use the following Time table (from NASA). The times are give in UT (Universal Time), you will need to add or subtract hours from UT according to your timezone and your daylight savings time (most northern countries will have daylight time in June, southern countries will not).



US Major cities timetable for Venus Transit:(Times are in UT)
You will see that the US will have the transit on the 5th of June 2012, and will be able
to see only the beginning of it (except Hawaii)

Read more about Venus Transit at the Venus transit FAQ page


                   ------------------- T r a n s i t   C o n t a c t s -------------------

Location Name       External Sun   Internal Sun   Greatest Sun   Internal Sun   External Sun
                    Ingress  Alt   Ingress  Alt   Transit  Alt    Egress  Alt    Egress  Alt 
                     h  m  s  °     h  m  s  °     h  m  s  °     h  m  s  °     h  m  s ° 

Akron               22:03:56  30   22:21:35  26      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Albany              22:03:36  24   22:21:15  21      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Allentown           22:03:42  25   22:21:21  22      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Atlanta             22:04:17  31   22:21:56  27      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Austin              22:05:10  42   22:22:48  38   01:25:31   0      --      -      --      - 
Baltimore           22:03:46  26   22:21:26  22      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Baton Rouge         22:04:46  36   22:22:25  32      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Birmingham          22:04:24  33   22:22:04  29      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Boise               22:05:40  54   22:23:15  51   01:25:39  19      --      -      --      - 
Boston              22:03:31  22   22:21:10  19      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Buffalo             22:03:48  28   22:21:26  25      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Charleston          22:04:00  29   22:21:39  26      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Chicago             22:04:12  34   22:21:49  31      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Cincinnati          22:04:07  32   22:21:45  28      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Cleveland           22:03:56  30   22:21:35  26      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Columbia            22:04:06  28   22:21:46  25      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Columbus            22:04:02  31   22:21:40  27      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Dallas              22:05:00  41   22:22:38  37   01:25:34   0      --      -      --      - 
Dayton              22:04:05  31   22:21:44  28      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Denver              22:05:11  47   22:22:47  44   01:25:36   9      --      -      --      - 
Des Moines          22:04:30  39   22:22:07  35   01:25:49   2      --      -      --      - 
Detroit             22:03:59  31   22:21:37  28      --      -      --      -      --      - 
El Paso             22:05:38  49   22:23:16  45   01:25:24   8      --      -      --      - 
Flint               22:04:00  31   22:21:37  28      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Grand Rapids        22:04:05  33   22:21:43  30      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Harrisburg          22:03:46  26   22:21:25  23      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Hartford            22:03:35  23   22:21:14  20      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Honolulu            22:09:59  85   22:27:38  89   01:26:12  49   04:26:30   9   04:44:29   5 
Houston             22:05:03  40   22:22:42  36      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Indianapolis        22:04:11  33   22:21:49  30      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Jackson             22:04:38  35   22:22:17  32      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Jacksonville        22:04:16  28   22:21:57  24      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Kansas City         22:04:37  39   22:22:15  36   01:25:44   2      --      -      --      - 
Lansing             22:04:02  32   22:21:40  29      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Lincoln             22:04:41  41   22:22:17  38   01:25:45   4      --      -      --      - 
Little Rock         22:04:39  37   22:22:18  34      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Los Angeles         22:06:17  58   22:23:53  55   01:25:24  18      --      -      --      - 
Louisville          22:04:12  33   22:21:50  29      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Madison             22:04:15  35   22:21:52  32   01:25:57   0      --      -      --      - 
Memphis             22:04:31  36   22:22:10  32      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Miami               22:04:23  26   22:22:05  22      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Milwaukee           22:04:11  34   22:21:48  31      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Minneapolis         22:04:23  38   22:22:00  35   01:25:56   4      --      -      --      - 
Montgomery          22:04:25  32   22:22:05  29      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Nashville           22:04:19  33   22:21:58  30      --      -      --      -      --      - 
New Haven           22:03:36  23   22:21:15  20      --      -      --      -      --      - 
New Orleans         22:04:44  35   22:22:23  31      --      -      --      -      --      - 
New York            22:03:39  24   22:21:18  21      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Norfolk             22:03:49  25   22:21:29  22      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Oklahoma City       22:04:55  42   22:22:33  38   01:25:36   2      --      -      --      - 
Omaha               22:04:38  40   22:22:14  37   01:25:46   4      --      -      --      - 
Orlando             22:04:20  27   22:22:00  24      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Philadelphia        22:03:42  25   22:21:22  21      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Phoenix             22:05:55  54   22:23:32  50   01:25:24  13      --      -      --      - 
Pittsburgh          22:03:53  28   22:21:32  25      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Portland            22:05:57  57   22:23:31  54   01:25:45  23      --      -      --      - 
Providence          22:03:32  22   22:21:12  19      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Raleigh             22:03:57  27   22:21:36  23      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Richmond            22:03:51  26   22:21:30  23      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Riverside           22:06:14  58   22:23:50  54   01:25:24  17      --      -      --      - 
Rochester           22:03:44  27   22:21:23  24      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Sacramento          22:06:15  60   22:23:50  56   01:25:32  21      --      -      --      - 
St. Paul            22:04:23  38   22:22:00  35   01:25:56   4      --      -      --      - 
St. Louis           22:04:25  36   22:22:02  33      --      -      --      -      --      - 
St. Petersburg      22:04:25  28   22:22:06  25      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Salem               22:06:00  58   22:23:34  55   01:25:44  24      --      -      --      - 
Salt Lake City      22:05:33  52   22:23:08  49   01:25:35  15      --      -      --      - 
San Antonio         22:05:15  42   22:22:54  38   01:25:29   0      --      -      --      - 
San Diego           22:06:18  58   22:23:54  54   01:25:23  16      --      -      --      - 
San Francisco       22:06:21  61   22:23:56  57   01:25:31  22      --      -      --      - 
San Jose            22:06:20  60   22:23:56  57   01:25:30  21      --      -      --      - 
Seattle             22:05:50  56   22:23:24  53   01:25:49  23      --      -      --      - 
Springfield         22:04:21  36   22:21:58  32      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Syracuse            22:03:41  26   22:21:20  23      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Tallahassee         22:04:24  30   22:22:04  27      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Tampa               22:04:24  28   22:22:05  24      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Toledo              22:04:01  31   22:21:39  28      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Topeka              22:04:41  40   22:22:18  37   01:25:43   3      --      -      --      - 
Tulsa               22:04:48  40   22:22:26  37   01:25:39   1      --      -      --      - 
Washington, DC      22:03:48  26   22:21:27  23      --      -      --      -      --      - 


Major International cities Venus transit timetable (NASA)
All times are in UT and must be adjusted to the local time

Read more about Venus Transit at the Venus transit FAQ page
Entire Europe, Middle East and West Asia will see the transit on 6th June 2012. Most sites will only see the final phase of the transit after sunrise.

                    ------------------- T r a n s i t   C o n t a c t s -------------------

Location Name       External Sun   Internal Sun   Greatest Sun   Internal Sun   External Sun
                    Ingress  Alt   Ingress  Alt   Transit  Alt    Egress  Alt    Egress  Alt 
                     h  m  s  °     h  m  s  °     h  m  s  °     h  m  s  °     h  m  s  ° 

Addis Abeba            --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:27  20   04:55:04  24 
Adelaide            22:16:01   4   22:34:08   7   01:30:59  30   04:27:00  27   04:44:58  26 
Algiers                --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:56   1   04:55:38   4 
Al-Kuwayt              --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:06  34   04:54:37  38 
'Amman                 --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:38  25   04:55:12  28 
Amsterdam              --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:12   9   04:54:51  11 
Athens                 --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:50  16   04:55:26  20 
Auckland            22:15:25  24   22:33:27  25   01:29:01  28   04:25:08   7   04:43:17   4 
Baghdad                --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:14  32   04:54:46  35 
Baku                   --      -      --      -   01:31:41   3   04:36:49  36   04:54:18  40 
Bangkok                --      -      --      -   01:32:17  36   04:32:15  76   04:49:46  79 
Barcelona              --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:45   2   04:55:26   5 
Beijing             22:09:53  14   22:27:40  17   01:30:32  52   04:31:51  72   04:49:20  71 
Beirut                 --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:37  25   04:55:10  28 
Beograd                --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:36  16   04:55:11  19 
Berlin                 --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:13  14   04:54:50  16 
Bern                   --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:32   8   04:55:11  11 
Birmingham             --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:07   5   04:54:47   8 
Blacktown           22:15:56  13   22:34:00  16   01:30:16  33   04:26:10  23   04:44:10  21 
Bogota              22:05:21  13   22:23:10   9      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Bombay                 --      -      --      -   01:32:50  13   04:35:10  54   04:52:39  58 
Brisbane            22:15:43  19   22:33:45  22   01:30:02  40   04:26:00  27   04:43:59  24 
Brussels               --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:17   8   04:54:56  10 
Bucharest              --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:31  20   04:55:06  23 
Budapest               --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:28  16   04:55:04  19 
Cairo                  --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:51  20   04:55:25  24 
Calcutta               --      -      --      -   01:32:22  28   04:33:47  69   04:51:16  73 
Caracas             22:04:37   9   22:22:26   5      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Christchurch        22:15:36  17   22:33:42  19   01:29:21  22   04:25:25   4   04:43:35   2 
Colombo                --      -      --      -   01:33:09  15   04:34:09  56   04:51:40  60 
Copenhagen             --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:00  14   04:54:37  17 
Dacca                  --      -      --      -   01:32:15  30   04:33:37  71   04:51:06  75 
Damascus               --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:36  25   04:55:09  29 
Dar-es-Salaam          --      -      --      -      --      -   04:36:48  14   04:54:30  18 
Delhi                  --      -      --      -   01:32:19  20   04:34:57  59   04:52:25  63 
Dublin                 --      -      --      -      --      -   04:36:59   4   04:54:40   6 
Glasgow                --      -      --      -      --      -   04:36:51   6   04:54:32   8 
Gorki                  --      -      --      -   01:30:34   7   04:36:25  32   04:53:56  34 
Guadalajara         22:06:04  45   22:23:44  41   01:25:20   1      --      -      --      - 
Guangzhou (Canton)  22:11:34   6   22:29:27  10   01:31:22  50   04:31:20  89   04:48:51  85 
Guatemala           22:05:36  32   22:23:19  28      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Hamburg                --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:09  12   04:54:46  15 
Harare                 --      -      --      -      --      -   04:36:28   2   04:54:17   6 
Havana              22:04:38  27   22:22:20  23      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Helsinki               --      -      --      -   01:29:58   1   04:36:36  22   04:54:10  24 
Ho Chi Minh            --      -      --      -   01:32:06  41   04:31:28  77   04:49:01  78 
Istanbul               --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:36  21   04:55:10  24 
Jakarta                --      -      --      -   01:32:28  33   04:30:44  61   04:48:22  61 
Jerevan                --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:05  32   04:54:35  36 
Jerusalem              --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:40  24   04:55:14  28 
Kabul                  --      -      --      -   01:32:05  15   04:35:39  52   04:53:06  55 
Kampala                --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:27  11   04:55:08  15 
Karachi                --      -      --      -   01:32:37  10   04:35:46  50   04:53:14  54 
Katowice               --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:19  16   04:54:55  19 
Khartoum               --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:50  17   04:55:27  21 
Kiev                   --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:07  24   04:54:41  26 
Kingston            22:04:37  21   22:22:21  17      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Kuala Lumpur           --      -      --      -   01:32:32  33   04:31:41  68   04:49:15  70 
Lima                22:06:54   9   22:24:49   5      --      -      --      -      --      - 
London                 --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:12   6   04:54:52   8 

Lusaka                 --      -      --      -      --      -   04:36:44   1   04:54:33   5 
Lyon                   --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:34   6   04:55:14   9 
Madrid                 --      -      --      -      --      -      --      -   04:55:25   1 
Manchester             --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:02   6   04:54:43   8 
Manila              22:12:39  10   22:30:33  14   01:31:14  55   04:30:10  78   04:47:44  75 
Marseille              --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:42   5   04:55:22   8 
Melbourne           22:16:03   7   22:34:10  10   01:30:39  28   04:26:35  22   04:44:35  20 
Mexico City         22:05:51  41   22:23:32  37      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Milan                  --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:37   9   04:55:16  12 
Minsk                  --      -      --      -      --      -   04:36:59  22   04:54:33  25 
Monterrey           22:05:34  43   22:23:13  39   01:25:25   0      --      -      --      - 
Montreal            22:03:34  24   22:21:13  21      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Moscow                 --      -      --      -   01:30:30   4   04:36:38  28   04:54:10  31 
Nairobi                --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:11  15   04:54:52  19 
Novosibirsk         22:07:12   1   22:24:59   3   01:30:39  27   04:34:37  51   04:52:05  53 
Omsk                   --      -      --      -   01:30:45  22   04:35:09  47   04:52:37  49 
Osaka               22:10:47  27   22:28:32  31   01:29:47  68   04:30:02  66   04:47:36  63 
Oslo                   --      -      --      -      --      -   04:36:42  15   04:54:19  17 
Ottawa              22:03:39  26   22:21:17  23      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Panama City         22:05:19  20   22:23:06  16      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Papeete             22:12:30  50   22:30:22  49   01:26:38  25      --      -      --      - 
Paris                  --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:23   6   04:55:03   9 
Perth                  --      -      --      -   01:32:10  23   04:28:56  35   04:46:47  35 
Port Moresby        22:14:52  24   22:32:49  28   01:30:05  56   04:26:43  44   04:44:32  40 
Praha                  --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:21  14   04:54:58  16 
P'yongyang          22:10:11  21   22:27:57  24   01:30:09  59   04:31:03  70   04:48:34  67 
Quebec              22:03:29  23   22:21:08  20      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Quito               22:05:57  15   22:23:47  11      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Reykjavik           22:03:25   5   22:21:07   4      --      -   04:35:54   4   04:53:36   6 
Riyadh                 --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:11  32   04:54:43  36 
Rome                   --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:47  10   04:55:26  13 
St. Petersburg         --      -      --      -   01:30:06   3   04:36:32  24   04:54:05  27 
San Jose            22:05:31  24   22:23:16  20      --      -      --      -      --      - 
San Juan            22:04:07  11   22:21:53   7      --      -      --      -      --      - 
San Salvador        22:05:34  30   22:23:18  26      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Santo Domingo       22:04:16  15   22:22:02  11      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Seoul               22:10:22  21   22:28:08  25   01:30:08  60   04:30:52  70   04:48:24  68 
Shanghai            22:10:57  15   22:28:46  19   01:30:39  57   04:30:58  78   04:48:30  75 
Shenyang (Mukden)   22:09:50  19   22:27:35  23   01:30:09  56   04:31:23  69   04:48:54  67 
Singapore              --      -      --      -   01:32:29  35   04:31:23  67   04:48:57  68 
Sofia                  --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:39  17   04:55:14  20 
Stockholm              --      -      --      -      --      -   04:36:43  18   04:54:19  20 
Stuttgart              --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:26  10   04:55:04  13 
Suva                22:14:29  41   22:32:24  43   01:28:14  44   04:24:51  15   04:42:56  11 
Svalbard            22:04:32  11   22:22:13  11   01:28:51  14   04:35:05  22   04:52:41  23 
Sydney              22:15:56  13   22:34:00  16   01:30:15  33   04:26:09  23   04:44:09  20 
T'aipei             22:11:37  13   22:29:27  17   01:30:52  58   04:30:39  81   04:48:11  77 
Taskent                --      -      --      -   01:31:41  17   04:35:37  51   04:53:04  54 
Tehran                 --      -      --      -   01:31:59   2   04:36:49  38   04:54:19  41 
Tel Aviv               --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:41  24   04:55:15  27 

Tianjin             22:09:59  14   22:27:46  17   01:30:32  52   04:31:45  73   04:49:14  72 
Tokyo               22:10:41  31   22:28:25  35   01:29:31  70   04:29:47  63   04:47:22  59 
Toronto             22:03:48  28   22:21:27  25      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Vancouver           22:05:48  55   22:23:22  53   01:25:53  24      --      -      --      - 
Ulaanbaatar         22:08:45  10   22:26:31  13   01:30:31  43   04:32:54  65   04:50:23  65 
Victoria            22:11:41   6   22:29:34  10   01:31:21  51   04:31:13  88   04:48:44  84 
Vienna                 --      -      --      -      --      -   04:37:27  14   04:55:04  17 
Volgograd              --      -      --      -   01:31:04   3   04:36:46  32   04:54:17  35 
Willemstad, CuracÉ  22:04:36  11   22:22:24   7      --      -      --      -      --      - 
Winnipeg            22:04:28  40   22:22:04  37   01:26:01   8      --      -      --      - 
Xi'an               22:10:15   6   22:28:05  10   01:31:06  47   04:32:14  78   04:49:43  78 


Read more about Venus Transit at the Venus transit FAQ page

3 comments:

  1. I think you are off by an hour for San Diego because of Daylight Saving Time. -7.
    I was out at 2:27 PM and didn't see anything. But Thanks for the data.

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  2. @ Anonymous, you are right. The other sources I have looked at all list the transit starting in San Diego around 3:20pm.

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