Venus transit just above the sea horizon | Massimo Piccinini

Photographer
Massimo Piccinini
Email
piccinini@tiscali.it
Location of photo
Stintino (Sardinia, Italy)
Date/Time of photo
June 6, 2012 - h. 4.01 T.U.
Equipment
Nikkor 300mm F/4 ED lens @ F/5.6 Canon 350D, Exp. 1/80s, 100 ISO (cropped)
Description
Venus is visible just above the horizion while crossing the Sun disk on June 6, 2012 at sunrise. Some clouds left a narrow gap just above the horizion that allowed to view Venus transit for a few seconds. Photo taken from Stintino, a very small sea town in North-West Sardinia in Italy.