Gallery: Venus Transit 2012

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Post by I3ooI3oo » Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:26 pm

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The clouds were not being very helpful.
Taken from the pier in Clearwater, Florida
Copyright: Robert Faron
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Post by ChrisKotsiopoulos » Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:36 pm

Venus transiting the Sun. The shot was taken at Kos island, Greece. The weather conditions almost ruined my chance to capture this rare astronomical event. After a battle against time and the cloudy sky I was fortunate to take some pictures!
http://www.greeksky.gr/files/photos/sun ... enus07.htm
http://www.greeksky.gr/files/photos/sun ... enus02.htm

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Post by arun289 » Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:30 pm

Venus calling Sun and Earth
you can find Venus between the two cellphone towers
http://wondroussky.blogspot.in/
Copyright: Arun Venkataswamy

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Post by Florian Kainz » Thu Jun 07, 2012 4:20 pm

Venus before and during its transit in front of the Sun

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Venus before and during transit by fksr, on Flickr

Venus a few minutes after sunset on May 31st, 2012, six days before its transit in front of the sun, and during the transit on June 5th. The two photos are at the same scale, and Venus is approximately at the same place in the frame. In the days before the transit, the Venus crescent was already very narrow, and no longer visible to the naked eye, at least for me.

The left image was shot in San Rafael, California, and the right one in San Francisco.

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Post by Martin Mernier » Thu Jun 07, 2012 5:06 pm

Venus transit
http://www.astrosurf.com/astrobernier
Copyright: Martin Bernier Full: http://www.astrosurf.com/astrobernier/t ... _20h33.jpg

Taken at sun rise in St-Simon, Québec ( Canada ) with a 400 mm lens+ barlow 2x

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Post by asm » Thu Jun 07, 2012 5:09 pm

Moscow region had bad weather.
4 hours of hope and waiting, and only 5-10 seconds with view like this:
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Post by Kuffner » Thu Jun 07, 2012 6:52 pm

The Venus Transit on the Heliometer of the Kuffner Observatory in Vienna, Austria. Heliometer measurements of the Venus transits in 1761 and 1769 made significant contributions to the determination of the astronomical unit.

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The particular instrument was built in 1891 and is the largest Heliometer worldwide. It was originally used for measuring parallaxes of stars. The divided front lens allows for an accurate determination of angular distances on the sky by measuring its according displacement.

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More images can be found on http://venustransit.kuffner-sternwarte. ... ilder.html
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Post by Sourena » Thu Jun 07, 2012 7:31 pm

Venus Transit 6 June 2012
Tehran - @ 6:17 AM
Canon EOS 550d - EF-S 55-250 telephoto lens (@250 mm) - f32 - 1/4000 s - ISO 100

number 1:
number 2:
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Post by templec » Thu Jun 07, 2012 8:42 pm

Venus Transit - June 5, 2012
http://cntastro.smugmug.com/Astrophotog ... 898_qTjb72
Copyright: 2012 Craig & Tammy Temple Venus Transit Intervals - June 5, 2012
http://cntastro.smugmug.com/Astrophotog ... 898_qTjb72
Copyright: 2012 Craig & Tammy Temple

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Post by templec » Thu Jun 07, 2012 8:50 pm

Venus Transit - June 5, 2012
http://cntastro.smugmug.com/Astrophotog ... 898_qTjb72
Copyright: 2012 Craig & Tammy Temple

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Post by atxdb2 » Thu Jun 07, 2012 9:15 pm

Here's my contribution.

Taken in Austin, Texas right before sunset. Initially thought that clouds would obscure the sunset, but at the last minute, the sun peeked out below the clouds and I got some nice images of the transit. Taken with my Canon T2i, 250mm lens (cropped), no filters, hand-held: The rest of the series and exif info can be seen in my Picasa album:
https://picasaweb.google.com/1010212968 ... redirect=1
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Post by Petr Horalek » Thu Jun 07, 2012 9:18 pm

Venus transit and green flashing

http://www.astro.cz/_data/images/news/2 ... 2000px.jpg

When I was waiting for the last Venus transit for next century, I didn't expect I am witnessed by another special and anusual phenomenon - green flash. The specific conditions brought several green flashes during Sun and Venus rising. Spectacular and really such unusual! Used Canon 550D, MTO 1000/10 mm.
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Post by Thierry Legault » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:32 pm

Why only one transit when one can have two? :-) Here is my transit of the Hubble Space Telescope in the middle of the transit of Venus, taken from Australia (Queensland)

[attachment=0]thierry.jpg[/attachment]
http://legault.perso.sfr.fr/transit_ven ... _marks.jpg

More info on this page: http://legault.perso.sfr.fr/venus_hst_transit.html
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Post by owlice » Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:26 pm

Copyright: Alp Akoglu
[attachment=4]venus_transit_alp_akoglu1.jpg[/attachment]

Copyright: Michael Kaufman
[attachment=3]CompositeVenus.jpg[/attachment]

Copyright: Atish Aman
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Copyright: Austin Kurtz
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Copyright: Adam Block
http://skycenter.arizona.edu/gallery/so ... venus_2012 Copyright: Tamas Ladanyi
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Post by behyar » Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:18 am

Venus Transit 2012 at the Greatest point
http://www.deepskyobjects.com/
Copyright: Behyar Bakhshandeh

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Post by behyar » Fri Jun 08, 2012 1:19 am

Venus Transit Close Up
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Copyright: Behyar Bakhshandeh

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Post by ki_cz » Fri Jun 08, 2012 7:54 am

Green flash with Venus in transit immediately after sunrise Venus and sun rising behind the St. Katherine's Church in Prague (using 2x teleconverter, 2000mm equivalent) Venus and sun after sunrise (using 2x teleconverter, 2000mm equivalent) Venus and sun behind one of the spires on the Vysehrad church in Prague (using 2x teleconverter, 2000mm equivalent)

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Post by pcully » Fri Jun 08, 2012 8:22 am



I finally got my video of the Transit of Venus together. I used two telescopes and two cameras to capture time-lapse sequences of this magnificent astronomical event of 2012. I hope you enjoy it. I had a whole lot of fun planning and executing this shoot.

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Post by Petr H. » Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:23 am

Petr Horalek wrote:Venus transit and green flashing

http://www.astro.cz/_data/images/news/2 ... 2000px.jpg

When I was waiting for the last Venus transit for next century, I didn't expect I am witnessed by another special and anusual phenomenon - green flash. The specific conditions brought several green flashes during Sun and Venus rising. Spectacular and really such unusual! Used Canon 550D, MTO 1000/10 mm.
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Post by owlice » Fri Jun 08, 2012 12:48 pm

Copyright: Lluis Romero
[attachment=10]Transit_Venus_Castell-de-Blanes_06-06-2012-6-45-12_am_max.jpg[/attachment]

Copyright: Colin Haig
[attachment=9]HaigVenusJet.JPG[/attachment]

Copyright: Alex Conu
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Copyright: Stephan Heinsius
[attachment=7]B005-131 Doubled Venus 1.jpg[/attachment]

Copyright: Murali Krishna Kanagala
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Copyright: John Reed
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Copyright: Chris Cook
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Copyright: Robert Pitt
http://unix.eng.ua.edu/~rpitt
[attachment=3]venus and plane.jpg[/attachment]

Copyright: Mike Sidonio and David Hough
http://www.pbase.com/strongmanmike2002/ ... 3/original
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Copyright: Ed Vazhorov
http://vazhorov.wordpress.com/
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Copyright: Rudolf Dobesberger
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Post by Chateau13 » Fri Jun 08, 2012 2:00 pm

Venus transit observation from Marseille (France) early in the morning the 6 th june at 6H15 (local time),
sun at about 3.5degrees above the horizon.
Telescope aperture 80mm (3.2") focal lenght 500mm plus converter X1.4 for equivalent focal lenght 700mm,
equipped with a Kodak gelatine neutral densit ND3 and Nikon D7000.
Copyright : Alain Origné http://www.flickr.com/photos/75218913@N03/7344513652/
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Post by drsahoo » Fri Jun 08, 2012 5:50 pm

Copyright: Astronomy Club, IIT Kanpur
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This picture was taken from IIT Kanpur at sunrise using Sky-watcher.

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Contact Venus - Sun Limbo

Post by Zerjillo » Fri Jun 08, 2012 6:47 pm

This image captures the exact moment when Venus touches the Sun limbo in its last transit through the Sun (June 6th, 2012).

Please take into account that this image was captured using a small and cheap telescope (Skywatcher ED 80), a 4x Barlow Lens, a color video CCD (IMG-132E) and a Baader solar film filter. Details of the Sun surface are clearly visible.

To get this image we had to fly almost 3000 kms, travel around 500km by car and fight against bad weather in Norway and Sweden.

We are processing many more takes to make big mosaics of the Sun in h-alpha and a small animation of Venus getting out of the Sun. We will post our results in the following days.

Zerjillo & Antonio (zerjioi AT ugr.es, La Azotea)

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Venus touches the Sun Limbo - Click to enlarge (1200x900)