Closeup of Venus and Sunspots | Eric Holcomb

Eric Holcomb
Location of photo
Ubehebe Crater - Death Valley National Park
Date/Time of photo
6/5/2012 4:13 PM PDT
Classic C-8, Kendrick solar filter, Nikon Coolpix 990 camera.
Closeup of Venus and a group of sunspots a little more than 1 hour into the transit. Aside from a few wind gusts, the Death Valley location (about 2600 ft above sea level at the crater) provided excellent viewing until "Venus set" at 7:37 PM.