Venus Transit 2012 | Eric and Josephine Africa

Photographer
Eric and Josephine Africa
Email
eja24601@yahoo.com
Location of photo
Rancho Hidalgo, New Mexico
Date/Time of photo
June 5, 2012, 7:18PM MDT
Equipment
Main image: Canon Digital Rebel XTi with stock zoom lens at 18mm Inset: Borg 76ED with 50mm Lunt Solar filter and B1200 blocking filter on AP1200GTO. Imaging Source DMK41 camera.
Description
My wife covered the Venus transit shooting afocally with a small, white-light-filtered telescope. She managed to capture me in this shot while still capturing the transiting Venus through the eyepiece of her telescope. In the meantime, I was gathering data for the image displayed in the inset.
Website
www.skiesbyafrica.com
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