Photo Gallery:Transit of Venus (June 2012)
Transit of Venus (June 2012)
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LocationSARNATH , INDIA
Date0JUNE2012, TIME 7:47AM IST
Equipment2.5 INCH Telecope camera:- sony H-50 and photo frame
DescriptionI set up my 2.5 inch telescope and pointed at the sun. I projected the image through the eyepiece on a glass cover white piece of paper (photo frame). I took the picture with a sony h-50 camera. Nothing fancy or expensive. I had the whole neighborhood over. A few people that were walking by stopped and asked what we were doing, so we showed them. VenusTransit in progess 06 june 2012 Sarnath VARANASI INDIA
Date06.06.2012 06.35 a.m.
EquipmentNikon Coolpix Camera with 21X Optical Zoom on Tripod
DescriptionThis photo is a Success Story of Team Work... Taken on the Morning of 06.06.2012 with Our Team Nazim Khan, Pinakin Karve, Amit Purandare, Amit Kakade and Kaustubh Rajwade
LocationStintino (Sardinia, Italy)
DateJune 6, 2012 - h. 4.01 T.U.
EquipmentNikkor 300mm F/4 ED lens @ F/5.6 Canon 350D, Exp. 1/80s, 100 ISO (cropped)
DescriptionVenus is visible just above the horizion while crossing the Sun disk on June 6, 2012 at sunrise. Some clouds left a narrow gap just above the horizion that allowed to view Venus transit for a few seconds. Photo taken from Stintino, a very small sea town in North-West Sardinia in Italy.
DateJune 6, 2012 - sunset
EquipmentGE X5 camera
DescriptionTransit of Venus at sunset while vacationing in Aruba
Date06.06.2012 09.48 a.m.
EquipmentCanon 1100 D with Tripod & Standard Badder Solar Filter
DescriptionThis effect was captured Just before the Sun disappeared in a Huge Monsoon Cloud ISO 100 , Exposure- 1/150 sec , Aperture f/11
LocationVama Veche, Romania
DateJune 6, 2012
EquipmentED 80mm Refractor and Canon 550D.
DescriptionThe passing clouds gave an artistic feeling to the entire Transit scene, with Venus playing "Hide and Seek" behind the clouds.
LocationFergusson College, Pune City, India.
Date6th June, 8:30 am to 10:30 am
EquipmentPhotography Equipment used - Canon 550D digital SLR camera attached to a 4 inch Celestron computerized telescope with a front end Baader Solar filter.
DescriptionTransit of Venus on 6th June 2012 - photography Observation by - Parimal Dave & Ketaki Dave - both Life members of JVP - India's oldest amateur astronomers association. Photography Location - From Fergusson College ground, Pune - 411004
LocationMauna Kea, HI
DateJune 5, 2012 / 1p to 6p
EquipmentQuestar 3.5" / Coronado 60mm Ha filter
DescriptionA composite H-alpha image of the Venus transit which occurred on Tuesday, June 5, 2012.
PhotographerPeter M. Oden
LocationGermany, Isle of Ruegen
Date06/06/2012, 02:33 - 05:00 UTC
EquipmentCanon 550D with Skywatcher 4" Maksutov TIS DMK21 with Celestron C9.25
DescriptionI was lucky to capture all of the (visible part) transit of Venus in Germany. This is a composite of some of more than 2.000 pictures (which werde combined to a video sequence).
EquipmentCanon EOS 50D with Telescope 4 inch lens
DescriptionIn Germany Sun and Venus were rising at 04:50 a.m. but only in the north of the country were good weather conditions. I watched the sunrise on the Baltic sea near the town Peenemünde, were Wernher von Braun constructed the rockets of World War 2. During the sunrise I was very lucky to sea kind of Fata Morgana-ship over the water right under the sun. Here is my picture: