Once in a lifetime Transit of Venus

Astronomers and stargazers across the ITV Meridian region will be up early on Wednesday morning for an event none of them will live to see again. In 2004, hundreds of people watched the spectacle from the observatory at Herstmonceux. We uploaded Roz Upton's report from 2004.

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Transit of Venus: Did you see it?

Two Bank Holiday lie-ins were followed by a rude awakening this morning for many people due to an event that will not be repeated for 105 years. It’s the last time anyone alive will be able to witness the Transit of Venus.