Solar Prominence Near Venus' Shadow | Jim Cannon

Jim Cannon
Location of photo
Marble Springs near Knoxville, TN
Date/Time of photo
06/05/2012 at 6:23PM
Hand held Canon A540 in fully automatic mode photo of a Sun Funnel screen (described in June 2012 issue of Sky and Telescope) attached to a Meade 2045, 4-inch SCT.
Rarely imaged solar prominence in white light on the Sun’s limb next to Venus’s shadow just after second contact during the 5 June 2012 transit.
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