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.