Mercury sunset | stephen thompson

stephen thompson
Location of photo
St Maarten, Dutch Caribbean
Date/Time of photo
5.23 local time 8 Nov 2006
Canon 800mm lens with telesconverter, Canon Digital Rebel Rebel XLi on heavy photo tripod.
Followed Mercury transit thru lots of clouds but as the Sun and Mercury approached the horizon, the clouds opened up and obliged for a few seconds. I was fortunate to be there with the right equipmnent to record the scene.