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Transit of mercury - 9.5.2016 at 14.15 Espoo Observation number 52527

Visibility III / V

Janne Sievinen, Emil Sievinen, Ursa (Helsinki)

The beginning of the passage of Mercury. The planet has already moved completely in front of the Sun. The weather is moderate, a little fog at times and some thermal vibration when shooting from the balcony.

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  • Observation target
    • Transit of Mercury
    • Keskitaso
  • Seeing
    • Average
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Filter: Baader solar filter ASTF200 OD 5.0 / Exposure: single 1/100 seconds at ISO800 / Equipment: Canon EOS 650D at the primary focus of TAL-200K Klevtsov-Cassegrain with 3x-Barlow / Processing: histograms & white balance with Lightroom

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