Transit of Venus at Sunset | Sid Leach

Sid Leach
Location of photo
Scottsdale, Arizona
Date/Time of photo
June 5, 2012
Image taken with a Takahashi FCT-150 six inch refractor with a Thousand Oaks Optical solar filter using a Canon EOS Digital Rebel camera.
The Venus transit was still in progress when the Sun set behind the mountains in Arizona. Eight years ago I traveled to Mauritius Island to view the 2004 transit, but I got to see the entire transit!
All comments must follow the Sky & Telescope Terms of Use and will be moderated prior to posting. Please be civil in your comments. Sky & Telescope reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter’s username, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.