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Observation by Brian Halls: Mercury Transit 2019

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Brian Halls


Brian Halls


2019 Nov 11 - 20:28


2019 Nov 13 - 20:35


The Sun

  • 150mm f8 refractor
  • Baader solar wedge
  • Zwo ASI colour camera

Sompting, West Sussex

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The Sun and Mercury


Mercury Transit 2019

About this image

I have been waiting for this transit for some time and was optimistic about the weather forecast. It actually turned generally clear with small light cloud scudding across the sky. There was a wind but it was the bubbly atmospherics - the Sun was low in the sky - that made it challenging. Thoroughly enjoyed myself. I hope anyone else who saw it got an enjoyment from seeing it too.

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