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More transit of mercury photos

More transit of mercury photos


transit of mercury
- Photos taken at the University of Canterbury's Mt John
Observatory by Alan  Gilmore and Pam
Kilmartin

transit of mercury
- Photos taken at the University of Canterbury's Mt John
Observatory by Alan  Gilmore and Pam
Kilmartin

Attached are further photos of the transit, taken around 9:55 a.am. NZDT.

One shows an enlarged view with the sunspot on the edge of the sun, lower left,
and Mercury in the top right corner.

The second picture is the full disc of the sun with the sunspot in the lower
right and Mercury the tiny spot right of centre.

Two different telescopes were used, so the orientation of the pictures change.

Photos taken at the University of Canterbury's Mt John Observatory by Alan
Gilmore and Pam Kilmartin.

ENDS

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