Mercury Transit 3rd Contact GPS Timing Result | Studied and imaged by Dr. Armando Lee, Bamm Gabriana, and Rochelle Derilo

Photographer
Studied and imaged by Dr. Armando Lee, Bamm Gabriana, and Rochelle Derilo
Email
bamm@astronomy.com.ph
Location of photo
Gubat, Sorsogon, Philippines
Date/Time of photo
11/09/2006, 00:08:48 UT
Equipment
Apex 127mm f/12 telescope, Orion glass solar filter, LXD75 AT mount + PC164C-EX CCD camera + KIWI-OSD video time inserter + Garmin 18 LVC GPS with a Canon ZR200 video camera as the recorder.
Description
The image shows the 3rd Contact occurring at the frame whose exposure began at UT 00:08:48 and 117 milliseconds and ended 00:08:48 and 133 milliseconds using PC164, Garmin 18 LVC GPS, and KIWI-OSD video time inserter. GPS location was 12 55.2068 N and 124 07.4334 E at elevation 27.0 m. Explanation of the numbers: 00:08:48 is the time in UT 117 milliseconds is the time exposure of the frame began 133 milliseconds is the time exposure of the frame ended 69898 is the frame number
Website
http://bamm.gabriana.com/astro/mercurytransit.html