Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012 - Sun on the Horizon

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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by Alatmac » Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:02 pm

I took several photos during the transit, but this one and a few others, to a lesser degree show these bands around the sun's equator.
http://flic.kr/p/cc6fHN
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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by FitzPhotos » Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:04 pm

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Many people stopped to watch and talk about the Venus Transit including this teen with a welders hood. Remember use a welder's #14 glass when looking at the Sun to protect eyes. — at Northeast Ohio.

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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by mchizek » Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:25 pm

New Mexican view of the Venus transit through the Gila forest fire haze
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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by StefanoDeRosa » Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:30 pm

Transit of Venus at sunrise
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Copyright: Stefano De Rosa Please find above the Transit of Venus captured at sunrise on June 6, 2012 from Lido di Dante (Ravenna, North-East of Italy). The pair suddenly appeared from behind the clouds next to a gas platform.

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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by che25 » Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:31 pm

The 2012 Transit of Venus over San Francisco, CA with the iconic Sutro Tower in the foreground just before sunset.
Nikon D5100, 1/2000, ISO 1000 with Newtonian 8" by Orion, Focal length: 1000mm.
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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012 - 1st Photo

Post by FitzPhotos » Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:49 pm

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My first successful photo of Venus Transit June 5, 2012 @ 6:30 PM EDT
Northeast Ohio - Cannon 60D, 275mm, F45, 1/8000 Hand Held. Venus Transit - Cloud cover caused me to worry about whether I would get photos but the clouds worked to my advantage as a filter for my camera. My best shots are of the sun shrouded by the clouds.

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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by FitzPhotos » Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:50 pm

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My first successful photo of Venus Transit June 5, 2012 @ 6:30 PM EDT
Northeast Ohio - Cannon 60D, 275mm, F45, 1/8000 Hand Held, Zoomed & Cropped. Venus Transit - Cloud cover caused me to worry about whether I would get photos but the clouds worked to my advantage as a filter for my camera. My best shots are of the sun shrouded by the clouds.

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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by Randy Shivak » Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:01 pm

Hi resolution image with Lunt 152mm BF3400 and Flea3 ccd video camera imaged at 2,250mm EFL
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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by FitzPhotos » Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:14 pm

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Venus Transit - This is near the last of the shots I took.
June 5, 2012 @ 8:51 PM EDT
Northeast Ohio - Canon 60D 300mm F29 1/1600 Hand Held.

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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by Peter Dove » Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:16 pm

I was socked in - it was as cloudy as Venus in Montana - so I assembled an color view from SDO images in three extreme UV bands: .

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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by FitzPhotos » Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:39 pm

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The last photo does have Venus but hard to locate due to other things on the horizon.

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Post by Guest » Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:43 pm

We were blessed by mostly clear skies in southwestern Indiana for the Venus Transit. The Evansville Astronomical Society set up telescopes on the bank of the Ohio River near the Evansville Museum. Several hundred people enjoyed the view. I had a scope set up for visual observing and one for imaging. Here is an h-alpha image:
It was taken with a Televue 102iis refractor, Coronado SM90 h-alpha filter with BF30, Imaging Source DMK41AU02.AS camera, and a .5x reducer.

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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by victorledezma » Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:44 pm

Hi its a video from Guadalajara mexico
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQzALnIG ... re=mh_lolz

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transit with chapel

Post by pitwi » Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:59 pm

Transit near Vienna, Austria.

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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by PeterR » Wed Jun 06, 2012 7:14 pm

In Stockholm it was mainly overcast but the clouds also made a dramatic and beautiful framing to this rare transit.

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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by Craig » Wed Jun 06, 2012 7:26 pm

This image was taken at about 5:00 Mountain Time, just west of Morrison, Colorado. The formation is known as Halfway Arch, probably because it's not truly an arch. It's two outcroppings of rock that look like an arch when viewed looking West. I grew up in this area, and didn't know that it wasn't an arch until just a few years ago.

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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by BMAONE23 » Wed Jun 06, 2012 7:31 pm

Craig wrote:This image was taken at about 5:00 Mountain Time, just west of Morrison, Colorado. The formation is known as Halfway Arch, probably because it's not truly an arch. It's two outcroppings of rock that look like an arch when viewed looking West. I grew up in this area, and didn't know that it wasn't an arch until just a few years ago.

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This one is really interesting in that the foreground rock resembles a small child looking into a pinhole camera to see the image of the sun carried through a small telescope and displayed on a curved surface.

Or is it the image of a small child looking through a pinhole camera made from a small telescope transfering the image of the sun to the inside of a curved surface that resembles a rock in the foreground

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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by frankastro » Wed Jun 06, 2012 7:36 pm

Hello,
Two pictures for France, in the west. A lot of fog and clouds...
Pictures were take with a Canon EOS 530 and a lense 70/300.

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Post by Robert-Austria » Wed Jun 06, 2012 7:38 pm

Venustranit 06.06.2012 Austria
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Copyright: Robert Pölzl

We drove at 3:30 to Kitzeck in Styria – it is a 560m high mountain to have a perfect view to North/East.
At 5:03 (UTC 07:03) the sun moved over the horizon. Some moments later I made the piture one. You can see the “Riegersburg” – 900 years old and built on a former Vulcan - It is the oldest castle in Austria.

Picture two is made a few minutes later – at 5:46 MESZ. (UTC 07:46)

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Post by mlankheim » Wed Jun 06, 2012 7:43 pm

I thought you might be interested in my pic of yesterday's Venus transit. This image is the median of a stack of 10 taken at 3 second intervals. Median stacking helps to correct for atmospheric disturbance. Shot at prime focus (no glass) with a Canon 60D through a Meade ETX 90mm telescope with a Baadar film solar filter. Exposure set at [f18, 1/1000 sec].
https://plus.google.com/u/0/?wwc=1#phot ... 1979975986

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Re: Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

Post by ChrisPaduan » Wed Jun 06, 2012 7:55 pm

The start of the transit.
About an hour in.
Nearing sunset.
Bonus double transit! Managed to get a shot of a jet taking off/landing as it crossed the sun during the transit.

All these and more can be seen at my flickr Transit of Venus 2012 set.
Pictures were taken in San Jose, California with a 100-400mm lens at 400mm + 1.4x teleconverter.

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Post by Marco » Wed Jun 06, 2012 7:55 pm

Venus Transit

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In Germany Sun and Venus were rising at 04:50 a.m. but only in the north of the country were good weather conditions. I watched the sunrise on the Baltic sea near the town Peenemünde, were Wernher von Braun constructed the rockets of World War 2.
During the sunrise I was very lucky to sea kind of Fata Morgana-ship over the water right under the sun. Here is my picture:
http://www.sternwarte-nms.de