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Transit of Mercury

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About this observation
Observer
Steve Knight
Time of observation
09/05/2016 - 19:31
Object
Mercury Sun
Observing location
Leicester Forest East Service Station
Equipment
ZWO ASI 120MM-S camera
70mm f6 refractor
Quark
Astrotrac
Exposure
700 frames, 9ms exposure

Cloudy towards the end of the transit, headed north in search of clearer skies.  Ended up at Leicester Forest East services with Richard & Nicky Fleet! Mercury was only 9 deg above horizon when this was taken.

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