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Venus Transit of 2012
Venus Transit of 2012
Venus Transit of 2012
Details
Date Taken: 06/05/2012
Photographer: Joe B.
Location: York, PA
Telescope: Orion 8" f/3.9 Newtonian Astrograph Reflector Telescope
Mount: Orion Atlas EQ-G Computerized Go-To Telescope Mount
Camera: Canon Rebel XS DSLR
Processing: Stacked using Registax 6.0, Cropped & Centered using Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.0
Exposure: ISO-200, 1/40th-second x 200 frames
Other Equipment Used: Orion Full-Aperture Glass Telescope Solar Filter
Notes:

The image was captured in overcast skies (the shadow in the upper right quadrant is a cloud). In addition to the transit, this image captures a very active solar surface, with 6-10 sunspots clearly visible.


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