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Pointe Vénus [select site]

Established by Captain James Cook in April 1769 to observe the transit of Venus in June of that year

CountryFrench Polynesia
Latitude17° 29' 39.44" S
Longitude149° 29' 39.67" W
Light pollution  moderate
Limiting magnitude6.5
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