Mercury Transit May 9/16 (#65)
This photo of Mercury in transit was taken before 6am on May 9, 2016 from Summerland. A sunspot group is in the upper part and Mercury's small disk below. It was taken with a Borg E101 apo with sun filter and a modified Canon XSi at ISO 100 and 1/1,250 sec. exposure. A wisp of near horizon cloud can be seen in the lower right.