Monday, May 9, 2016

Mercury Transit 2016

Mercury Crossing the Sun from the Seymour High School parking lot. Also visible are some sun spots - center spots. Would have liked to capture the whole transit but I had to go back in for other classes. I settled on shots at 8:41 and 9:35.

Mercury crossing the Sun
Location: Seymour High School, CT
Date/Time: 5/9/16 8:41 - 9:35 am
Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T3i
Telescope: Orion ED80 80mm f/7.5 Apochromatic Refractor Telescope
Focal Length: 600mm
Mount: Orion Sirius EQ-G GoTo Telescope Mount
Autoguiding: none
Exposure: 1/4000
ISO: 200
Post Processing: Photoshop - crop, color balance

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