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Observation by Brian Halls: Mercury Transit 2019

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Brian Halls

Observer

Brian Halls

Observed

2019 Nov 11 - 20:28

Uploaded

2019 Nov 13 - 20:35

Objects

Mercury
Transit
The Sun

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

Sompting, West Sussex

Target name

The Sun and Mercury

Title

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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