Object: Mercury Transit of November 15, 1999
Exposure: 1/60 sec exposure.
Processing: Adobe Photoshop 4.0
Telescope: Celestron 8" f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain w/26mm eyepiece projection
Filter: Off-axis 3.8D Baader AstroSolar filter
Mount: Losmandy G11
Film: 35mm Kodak Ektachrome E200
Location: Aliso Viejo, California
Date: November 15, 1999
Comments: Taken very near mid-transit around 1:41PM PST, the small black disc of the planet Mercury can be seen crossing the northern edge of the Sun in this brief exposure.
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