Astronomy and astrophotography under California stars
Venus Transit of the Sun – Behind a Power Pole
June 5, 2012
Venus crosses the face of the Sun on June 5, 2012, and a power pole gets in the way. Photo taken at GMARS with a Canon 60Da and Takahashi FSQ-106EDX-III. Click the image for a larger version.
Related Image Venus Transits the Sun
Optics Takahashi FSQ-106ED X-III at f/5.0
Mount Astro-Physics Mach1-GTO German Equatorial Go-To Mount
Camera Canon EOS 60Da
Exposure 1/3200th second at ISO 1600
Calibration 0 darks | 0 flats | 0 bias
Air Temperature 88°F
Accessories Thousand Oaks white light solar film
Location GMARS in Landers, California
Date June 5, 2012 (7:35PM local time)
Notes Processing: Image acquisition with Canon EOS Utility. Sharpen, crop, resize, coloration, and JPG compression in Photoshop.

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