2006 Mercury's transit close up | Philippe Morel

Philippe Morel
Location of photo
Long Beach CA
Date/Time of photo
2006/11/08 23h05 UT
Coronado Solarmax 90 BF30 stopped at focal ratio 28 with a 4" diameter F 6 refractor + Barlow lens X2 + extender. ATIK 1HS Webcamera. German equatorial mount.
Bests 20 images of a 300 serie from a 20 sec duration sequence. Exposition : 1/250eme sec. Morphing before compositing on Iris software. Post treatment after Vancittert filter on Photoshop CS2 software with a personnal process based on gaussian blurs substracts.
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