The Transit of Mercury
Nov. 8 2006
Mercury transited in from of the Sun (a phenomena that occurs approximately 13 times per century)
Along with the Memphis Astronomical Society imaged the Sun and Mercury using different techniques.
Taken five Minutes after first contact,
NOTE: the big spot at about 9 o' clock has no name at the moment of taking these pictures and creating the web page, Mercury is the tiny spot below the solar spot.
44 minutes after first contact
Before the Sun Disappeared below the horizon
Also took images from the other scopes around the field, see those pictures here
All pictures (unless noted)
Telescope: WO SD66
Cameras: Casio EX-P700 or Celestron Neximage
Agena Solar Filter
Ver archivo de fotos de la semana / See photo Archive