PhotographerFouad M. Qureshi
Location of photoKarachi, Pakistan
Date/Time of photo6 June 2012 at 0910 (0410UT)
EquipmentSkywatcher 80mm f/5 optical tube assembly
Meade DSI Pro astroimager
Meade DS200 series computerized mount with 497 controller
DescriptionThis is the Transit of Venus observed on 6 June 2012 from the roof top of my home in Karachi, Pakistan.
A time-lapse video can be viewed at http://youtu.be/UAcVZl6Jy7w
The entire sequence was photographed through almost overcast skies. The heavy cloud cover was used as a natural solar filter and no other optical filtering was used. The images presented are raw unprocessed images.
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