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Mercury transiting the Sun, 



    
        

            Carlos Alberto Pa...

Mercury transiting the Sun

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C8

Imaging cameras: WZO ASI 290mc

Mounts: Celestron CG-5 Advanced GoTo

Software: FireCapture 2.5  ·  RegiStax 6.0  ·  AS!2



Resolution: 1178x744

Locations: Observatório Zênite, Monte Carmelo, MG, Brazil

Data source: Backyard

Description

During a transit of Mercury we can observe the smallest planet in the solar system passing right in the front of our star, as it is perfectly aligned between the Earth and Sun, similar to a small solar eclipse. The phenomenon last occurred on 11/11/2019 and could be seen from Brazil.

Celestron C8, ASI290 mc

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Mercury transiting the Sun, 



    
        

            Carlos Alberto Pa...