- Mercury Transit -

8/Nov/2006, Foster City, California, USA



Map

We were at a perfect location for this event!


In the visible spectrum

This image was taken with a "normal" solar filter using
my 12" scope. For the rest of the images, I used my PST.


60% transit

Mercury is at about at 60% transit.


3rd Contact

3rd contact happened at around 4:06pm PST.


My scopes

My PST on the mororized mount and the little 5" Orion.


Animations :


GIF animation

This is a little animated gif showing
the transit with 15 minutes steps.


Qt Animation

This one is a QuickTime
movie on the same animation.





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