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Mercury transit just after second contact


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About this observation
Chris Holt
Time of observation
11/11/2019 - 12:37
Observing location
Near Bampton, Oxfordshire
150 mm f/6 Newtonian reflector
Glass white light solar filter
Nikon D40 DSLR
15 mm Plossl in camera adapter for eyepiece projection
ISO 200, 1/200 s

Image rotated and cropped. Unsharp mask filter lightly applied. Weather better than forecast, at least for the start of the transit. Cloud cover started to build not long after this image, with only a few imaging opportunities subsequently.

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