Photo Gallery:Transit of Venus (June 2012)
Transit of Venus (June 2012)
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LocationSan Diego, California
DateJune 5, 2012 - 7:10 pm local time
EquipmentNikon D300, 2X extender, and Nikkor 200mm lens. ISO 200, F-stop: f/45, shutter speed: 1/160. RAW image capture. I used a camera tripod.
DescriptionThe planet Venus is visible crossing the sun as coastal clouds add drama to the composition. Sun spots are also visible.
Date6-June-2012, 9.45 am
Equipmenthomemade 6" newtonian telescope with Olympus T-100 camera
Descriptiondark venus disk transiting over sun- as seen through cloud cover. cloud cover used as filters for telescope as sun was dimmed by clouds. photo was captured when cover opened momentorily to show sun through veil of thin clouds. Telescope aparture was masked with around 10% open slit to control brightness of sun. this is a colour image but appears black & white due to dark venus & white sun behind grey clouds.
Descriptionlast time of venus transit in our life !
LocationWest Richland, WA
EquipmentCanon 20D 400mm 100-400mm Canon zoom lens with 1.4 teleextender and Thousand Oaks solar filter handheld.
DescriptionThe sun emerged from the solid cloud cover late in the afternoon allowing me to get a few shots.
Locationcape may nj
Datejune 5th around 7pm
EquipmentCoronado PST, Lumenera Skynyx 2.1M
DescriptionI traveled to cape may with several friends as it looked like the only place that would not be clouded out in our area. We got lucky and I was about to get several hydrogen alpha images.
Date6. june 2012, 04:50 central european summer time
EquipmentNikon D70s, 300 mm Nikkor (450 mm equiv.). Sun exposure 1/8000 sec. f 22, 200 ISO
DescriptionVenus transit 6. june 2012 as seen from Glænø, Denmark. Romantic view with profile of Holsteinborg Castle in foreground. Composite of 4 images: Foreground, Reflection in water, Sun1, Sun2.
LocationEvansville Indiana USA
DateJune 5, 2012 5:12pm CDT
EquipmentTelevue 102iis refractor, Coronado SM90 h-alpha filter with BF30, Imaging Source DMK41AU02.AS camera.
DescriptionVenus Transit as seen from Evansville, Indiana. The Evansville Astronomical Society had telescopes setup on the bank of the Ohio River near the Evansville Museum to show the Transit to the public. Several hundred people took advantage of the opportunity. I had one scope set up for visula observing, and one for photography.
Date06:30:44 am local time
EquipmentSky-Watcher Equinox 100 ED, Kenko NES mount, Canon 450D DSLR
DescriptionSecond Contact as viewed from the Philippines
EquipmentNikon D90 with a 70-200mm lens @ 200mm, with a Thousand Oaks Solar filter.
DescriptionNice photo of the transit of the 2012 transit of Venus
LocationAlbemarle NC, USA
EquipmentMeade 90 mm Refractor Canon EOS Rebel XSI
DescriptionThe 2012 transit of Venus across the Sun