Saturday, May 26, 2012

Practice for the Transit

  I set up the telescopes and solar filter Memorial Day Weekend for some practice on the upcoming Transit of Venus.  I worked out a few of the kinks with the optics and software and think I'm ready to go.  Definitely got one of the best sunspot photographs to date.

The Sun photographed on May 26, 2012

A zoomed in photograph of Sunspot 1486 on May 26, 2012

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