Photo Gallery:Transit of Venus (June 2012)
Transit of Venus (June 2012)
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PhotographerSean Scott Walker
EquipmentLunt LS60THaDS50/B1200FTPT with an Imaging Source DMK 51AU02.AS on a Celestron ASGT CG-5.
DescriptionVenus Transit in hydrogen alpha. 200 stacked frames processed through Gimp 2.0. Seeing conditions were rather poor (15-20mph winds) but I was able to get some decent pics in between gusts.
LocationEllicott City, Maryland
DateJune 5th 2012
EquipmentCelestron 6 inch SCT with Canon Rebel XSi Camera
DescriptionVenus transit of the Sun.
LocationHemet Ca 92544
Date5/6/12 4:30 pm pacific time
EquipmentTwinstar 6 inch telescope with a canon powershot held in frpnt of lense of telescope.
DescriptionThe picture was taken from my porch with my 6 inch telescope and held my camera in front of lense for the picture,total amateur shot but you can see it.
LocationSardis City, AL
Date5:45 - 7:30 PM June 5, 2012
EquipmentOlympus E410 at prime focus through Vixen R130SF at 800 ISO, 1/20 second exposures. I used an offset filter made from Seymour Solar thin film.
DescriptionI was fighting clouds all evening and only had several windows of really clear viewing. The beginning as well as the end of the transit in my location were completely covered with clouds. This is a collage of my best images
DateJune 5, 2012; 16:03 MST
EquipmentCPC-1100 with f/6.3 Focal Reducer; Canon Rebel XT DSLR Full-aperture AstroZap Baader Solar Filter; 1/2500-sec; ISO-200
DescriptionThe Rebel sensor size is too small to squeeze in the entire sun, so I took pictures of the upper and lower halves and stitched them together. Yellow color added afterward via software.
LocationColumbia River Gorge, WA
DateJune 5, 2012 15:12p
EquipmentCelestron Ultima2000, Canon 5D
DescriptionTransit of Venus taken from Columbia River Gorge near George, Washington
DateJune 5, 2012 17:49p
EquipmentCelestron Ultima 2000, Canon 5D
DescriptionTransit of Venus taken from Ellensburg, Washington
PhotographerEfrain Morales Rivera
LocationAguadilla, Puerto Rico
EquipmentEquipment: SolarMax40 Refractor, PowerMate 2.5x barlows, P/B LX200ACF 12 in. OTA, CGE mount, PGR Flea3 Ccd, Astronomik Ir filter.
DescriptionTransit of Venus - Observed from Puerto Rico. Clouds moved and but the Sahara dust still lingered. Started my sequence on 22:07ut thru 22:36ut. It was a Spectacular sight.
Date6th June 2012, 10:06 am IST
EquipmentCanon 1000D with tripod and standard Baader filter.
DescriptionThis effect is captured through thin cloud cover...... This was captured just few minutes before the Sun disappeared in a huge rain cloud ! ISO 200 , Exposure- 1/100 sec , Aperture 5.6
DateJune 5, 2012
EquipmentUsed a Coronado Instruments SolarMax 60mm refractor with a hydrogen-alpha filter carried piggyback on a Takahashi NJP mount.
DescriptionTransit of Venus imaged with a Ha filter.