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Mercury in the afternoon.

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Observer
Chris Dole
Time of observation
05/08/2017 - 15:03
Object
Mercury.
Observing location
Newbury. G.B.
Equipment
180mm Maksutov Cassegrain @f30
DMK 21AU618.AS mono camera.
Baader 685nm IR Pass Filter.
EQ6 pro mount.
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We had heavy rain with thunder and lightning in the late morning but this cleared away and there was a lengthy spell of clear skies in the afternoon. It was a little breezy and the seeing was poor but I managed to image Mercury before the clouds rolled back in.

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