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Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by owlice » Fri Jun 01, 2012 9:10 pm


Please post your 2012 Venus transit images on this thread. If you have photos from the 2004 Venus transit you'd like to share, please post them on this thread devoted to the 2004 transit. Thanks!

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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by owlice » Fri Jun 01, 2012 9:19 pm

Previous APODs of Venus and Mercury transits can be viewed here. Additional images of the 2004 Venus transit can be viewed here.
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Post by Dames » Tue Jun 05, 2012 10:37 pm

It's on here, top left

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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by bendak » Wed Jun 06, 2012 12:40 am

Venus transit
Copyright: Adam Koebel Taken with a Nikon D700 w/ 300mm lens and a mylar filter. ISO 400, f/8, 1/800
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Post by Indigo_Sunrise » Wed Jun 06, 2012 12:45 am

Here are a couple that I took using my binoculars as a projector:
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Venus2.JPG

(And now I'm in the market for a new camera; I had a terrible time focusing! :cry: )
But I was still happy to see something that no one alive today will see again!

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In Cloudy New York City

Post by gpetrov » Wed Jun 06, 2012 2:11 am

New York was very cloudy, but we managed to get a couple of quick glimpses.
My dad managed to get this shot through one of the breaks.
(1/8000 sec, ISO 200, F 5.6, exposure compensation - 5 V)

Copyright: Ivan Petrov
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Post by Keith2112 » Wed Jun 06, 2012 2:28 am

Projected the sun using a spotting scope onto white paper and snapped a picture with an inexpensive digital camera. Glad to be able to witness this once in a lifetime event!

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Copyright: Hadrien Dumont
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Copyright: James N. Brown
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Copyright: Steve Richardson
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Venus' Mirage and Green Flash

Post by nuclearcat » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:01 am

venusmiragek.jpg
Three firsts at the same time: My first green flash, my first transit of Venus (and probably the last), and Venus' mirage.

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Post by stully » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:09 am

Venus Transit
Clouds covered the sky but with a clearing on the horizon the sun was visible just as it set over the hillside. I had about 2 minutes to view the transit and capture a few shots.
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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by krp » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:35 am

Beginning of Transit. Taken through a 300mm lens with a solar filter. http://www.flickr.com/photos/28183637@N ... hotostream

The middle of the Transit. This is a shot of the ceiling of my house using a telescope to project an image of the sun. http://www.flickr.com/photos/28183637@N ... otostream/

A mirage of Venus just before the sun sets. This is a shot of the ceiling of my house using a telescope to project an image of the sun. http://www.flickr.com/photos/28183637@N ... hotostream

All were taken with a Pentax K-x in Antioch, Illinois where the weather was perfect today.
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Copyright: Peter Teuben
https://picasaweb.google.com/1037561796 ... nusTransit
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Copyright: Laurent Joli-Coeur
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Copyright: Richard S. Wright Jr.
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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

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Copyright: David Cortner
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Post by coyote@alum.mit.edu » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:51 am

Welding helmet worked just fine, but I didn't take any pix through it.

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Post by NWinston » Wed Jun 06, 2012 4:11 am

Here's a couple of my shots of the transit.

Transit of Venus at Sunset
http://www.flickr.com/photos/53210246@N07/
Copyright: Neil Winston Transit of Venus at Sunset
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Copyright: Neil Winston Transit of Venus at Sunset
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Copyright: Neil Winston Thanks for looking!

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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

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Copyright: Rick Stankiewicz
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Post by Flea77 » Wed Jun 06, 2012 4:26 am

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Not the greatest transit picture, but dang good luck! I think that is a 737 in the upper left, taking off from Austin if my guess is correct.

Nikon D7000, Orion 110mm f7 Premium ED APO, Orion Sirius mount, Thousand Oaks glass 2+ filter

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Re: Recent Submissions: 2012 June

Post by astrohack » Wed Jun 06, 2012 4:37 am

The transit of Venus in progress as the Sun sets behind the McMath Solar Telescope atop Kitt Peak located 12 miles away from the photographer. The image is a composite of the Sunset behind the McMath Solar Telescope through a solar filter and an image taken 3 minutes later after the Sun was below the mountain taken without a solar filter.

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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by bystander » Wed Jun 06, 2012 4:48 am

Venus Transit As Seen from the International Space Station
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2012 June 06

Transit of Venus: First Images
Universe Today | Nancy Atkinson | 2012 June 06

SDO: 2012 Venus Transit Data
NASA GSFC SDO | 2012 June 05

Venus Heading for Transit
NASA / ESA / SOHO | 2012 June 05
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Copyright: Bret Dahl
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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by Chris Peterson » Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:02 am

Transit of Venus
DSLR image using a white light filter. I've got lots of video through a hydrogen alpha scope, but the processing for that will have to wait until tomorrow. I was dodging clouds the whole time.
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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by Mila » Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:05 am

[attachment=1]Mila1.jpg[/attachment]
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The upper frame shows mirage of Venus, in the lower frame Venus is back to normal self. The images were taken in San Francisco.
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Transit of Venus in white filter
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Post by Guest » Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:08 am

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This was taken in the Mojave Desert, CA. I used a welder's mask.