Our Solar System - Robert Arn
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Transit of Venus

Here is a composite image showing the path of Venus as it transits the sun. From my location within the U.S the entire transit was not visible (which is why Venus is not visible during 3rd and 4th contact in this image).

Up is solar north and right is solar west (which is the display that several government agencies show solar images).

Location: Creston Junction and I-80, WY
Date: 2012-06-05
Camera: Canon XSi (modifed)
Telescope: WO 110FLT
Mount: GCEM
Filter: Herschel Solar Wedge with 3.0 ND and Continuum Filter
Shot: Composite
7x1/1600th second ISO 200
Processing: Photoshop, Topaz