The Rarest Eclipse Transit of Venus Exploratorium

Listen to the Transit of Venus

Exploratorium composer Wayne Grim used the video of the transit to create a sound composition in real time. As the video signal was received by Wayne's computer, a program he wrote converted the signal into a unique aural experience.

Listen to an excerptListen to an excerpt (06:18)

Listen to the webcast themeListen to the webcast theme (02:31)


Listen to the entire composition:

Part 1Part I (1:51:42)

Part 2Part II (48:06)

Part3Part III (1:01:19)

Part 4Part IV (1:06:58)

Part 5Part V (1:25:48)

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Venus Sonification diagram