2004 Transit of Venus from Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan
The 2004 transit of Venus was not visible from the west coast
but I happened to be in Grand Rapids on June 8th
so I was able to see it at sunrise.
Below are some photos.
Sunrise haze made direct viewing possible for a few minutes:
Close-up view through the eyepiece of the big 16-inch telescope:
Nice full-sun view of transit of Venus:
Dave, Nancy, and other transit watchers:
Near the end of the show:
A minute later:
The final view:
Full-res raw images available on request.