Location of photoThe Woodlands, TX, USA
Date/Time of photo6/5/2012
EquipmentNikon 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
DescriptionThis 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!