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Mercury Transit 2016

Post by pedro » Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:40 am

Check out a few images of the 2016 Mercury Transit below

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MERCURY TRANSIT (20160509) - LUNT60

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SUN (20160509) H-alpha, MERCURY TRANSIT. LUNT60, BF30, PGR GRASSHOPPER 3, ANIMATED GIF (16:52/16:56 UTC)

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SUN (20160509) H-alpha, MERCURY TRANSIT. LUNT60, BF30, PGR GRASSHOPPER 3

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SUN (20160509) H-alpha, MERCURY TRANSIT. LUNT60, BF30, PGR GRASSHOPPER 3

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SUN (20160509) H-alpha, MERCURY TRANSIT. TV101, Coronado SM60, BF30, PGR GRASSHOPPER 3

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SUN (20160509) H-alpha, MERCURY TRANSIT. TV101, Coronado SM60, BF30, PGR GRASSHOPPER 3

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SUN (20160509) CaK, MERCURY TRANSIT. TV101, 2" Baader Ceramic Herschel Wedge, LUNT 1200 CaK Module, PGR GRASSHOPPER 3

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SUN (20160509) WL, MERCURY TRANSIT. TV101, 2" Baader Ceramic Herschel Wedge, LUNT 1200 CaK Module, PGR GRASSHOPPER 3

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Re: Mercury Transit 2016

Post by marktownley » Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:36 pm

A nice record of the event Pedro
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Re: Mercury Transit 2016

Post by Starry Jack » Sat Nov 09, 2019 2:47 pm

Great share!
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Re: Mercury Transit 2016

Post by ffellah » Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:55 pm

Stunning !

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Re: Mercury Transit 2016

Post by DeepSolar64 » Sat Nov 09, 2019 6:06 pm

What I notice the most is how active the sun is compared to now.
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Re: Mercury Transit 2016

Post by pedro » Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:55 pm

Thanks a lot guys

The weather forecast is not great for the Mercury Transit in Portugal, fingers crossed

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Re: Mercury Transit 2016

Post by MAURITS » Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:47 pm

Nice to see the lost activity of the older Sun Pedro.
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Re: Mercury Transit 2016

Post by Montana » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:47 am

I had forgotten how small it is :shock:

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Re: Mercury Transit 2016

Post by MapleRidge » Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:40 pm

Great images Pedro...the disk looks far more interesting for the 2016 event :lol:

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Re: Mercury Transit 2016

Post by MalVeauX » Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:29 am

Lovely Predro, really starkly different only just 2 years ago how much more active the star was!

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Re: Mercury Transit 2016

Post by rsfoto » Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:51 pm

Hi Pedro,

great and yes those where the days my friend with Sun spots :shock:
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