Jet & Venus transit | Dick Locke

Photographer
Dick Locke
Email
dick@dl-digital.com
Location of photo
The Woodlands, TX, USA
Date/Time of photo
6/5/2012
Equipment
Nikon D7000 camera, 1/160s at ISO 200, Takahashi TOA 130 Telescope (a 5" APO refractor) with Tak 1.6 extender for 1600mm focal length, Thousand Oaks solar filter, AP 900GTO mount
Description
This image captures both the June 5th 2012 Venus transit and a jet plane plus contrails crossing the sun. Initially I thought Venus was obscured by clouds on this frame, but a closer look & subsequent processing in Photoshop reveal the planet is indeed present in the frame!
Website
http://www.dl-digital.com/images/Astronomy/Planets/VenusTransitPlane_DSC5265_copyright.JPG