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Mercury Transit 2019, 



Mercury Transit 2019

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging

Technical card

Date:Nov. 11, 2019

Time: 14:20

Frames: 20

Focal length: 860

Resolution: 2496x2496

Locations: Mobile Setup, Wien, Austria

Data source: Traveller


With the Sun standing low above the horizon, clouds and an awful seeing, this was not an easy to get picture. But, as a fellow astrophotographer mentioned here on astrobin, "a bad picture is better than no picture".

So here it is, my picture of that transit, taken at 14:20 MET. Before and after, there was no chance to get pictures of reasonable quality at my place. A less than average picture for sure, but all I could get.

For this picture, 20 x 0.002 s at Iso200 have been used. You can imagine the seeing when having a close look at the limb of the sun.



License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons


Mercury Transit 2019,