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Date modified9-May-16 18:38
Mercury Transit 2016 labelled

Mercury Transit 2016 labelled

I set up the telescope outside my office to take a picture every min. during the transit. This was one of the more favorable images. I used my Celestron Omni 102 XLT and Baader sun filter with a Nikon D5200 camera. Edited in Photoshop for contrast and sharpness and added a splash of color to make it look like I used an expensive solar scope ;)