PhotographerTrond Hugo Hermansen
Location of photoKristansand Kanonmuseum, Møvik, Kristiansand in southern part of Norway
Date/Time of photo8. june 2004 time 05.29 utc
Equipment40 mm Coronadofilter on Helios 80 mm f/5.
Camera: Nikon Coolpix 990 and WO DLC 28 ocular.
Mount: Vixen GP
DescriptionThe second contact of Venus in the early morning of 8. june 2004. This was the first time ever than man could see the Transit of Venus in hydrogen-alfa. The Sun showed a really big prominence on the solar limb in the beginning of the event. A few minutes later we could not se the prominence any more.