Transit of Venus 06/06/2012.

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Transit of Venus 06/06/2012.

Post by Filipp Romanov » Mon Dec 11, 2017 12:41 pm

Hello. My name is Filipp Romanov. I am 20 years old, this is my first message here. Today is the interesting date: 100 years before the next transit of Venus, so I decided to recall my observation of the transit in 2012.
I was 15 years old and I lived in Livadiya, Primorsky Krai, Russia. I had 114/1000 mm telescope and camera Canon IXUS 310. I went to the territory of the Ussuriysk Astrophysical Observatory (it was very foggy in Livadiya), where were astronomers from around Primorsky Krai. I did not see the start of transit because it was cloudy, but at 11:08 local time (00:08 UT) I photographed the transit the first of all astronomers, during the hole in the clouds.
Then the sky cleared and I saw the middle and end of the transit. I did not see the atmosphere of Venus, but I looked at the Sun in the Coronado telescope for the first time in my life.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxPgjchO1Io

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Re: Transit of Venus 06/06/2012.

Post by Montana » Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:43 pm

A very warm and sunny welcome Filipp :hamster:
Wow! amazing transit images, I would have loved to have seen that, so big compared to the tiny dot of Mercury last year. Pity I will be dead for the next transit :( knowing my luck it would be cloudy anyway!
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Re: Transit of Venus 06/06/2012.

Post by eroel » Mon Dec 11, 2017 5:01 pm

Filipp:
Welcome to this worldwide forum.
It sure is nice to see a young 15 years old kid setting up his instruments for a Venus Transit, it reminded me that when I started with the hobby in 1950 I was 12 years old. :shock:
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Post by solarchat » Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:24 pm

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Re: Transit of Venus 06/06/2012.

Post by Ibbo » Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:47 pm

Seems a long time ago now

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Re: Transit of Venus 06/06/2012.

Post by ffellah » Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:18 am

Welcome Filipp. I very much enjoyed your post.....keep imaging the sun

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Re: Transit of Venus 06/06/2012.

Post by Christopher » Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:10 am

Welcome Filipp. Great video and pictures. As with all things astronomy related there is no substitute for lucky weather 😁. So where has your interest taken you in 5 years?


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Re: Transit of Venus 06/06/2012.

Post by Filipp Romanov » Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:16 am

Thank you all for your kind words! I started to study astronomy on my own in 2009 (I was 12 years old). Since then I have seen many astronomical phenomena: 5 lunar eclipses, 2 solar eclipses; occultations: of Venus, of Neptune and of Aldebaran by the Moon, occultation of the star by asteroid. I saw 17 comets, 9 near-Earth asteroids, 7 Novas. I observed Perseids and Geminids, aurora 17.03.2015. I observed many different conjunctions, artificial satellites, atmospheric phenomena and other. I also discovered 34 variable stars.
I observed different sunspots several hundred times over the years, including the transit of Mercury in 2016. But the transit of Venus is the most memorable phenomenon. I will publish here the most interesting observations of the Sun.
For example - another transits, photographed by me (in 2013; the equipment was the same). This is the ISS solar transit: http://transit-finder.com/galleryitem-34

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Re: Transit of Venus 06/06/2012.

Post by Montana » Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:31 am

Wow! you have seen and discovered so many things :hamster: well done! do keep sharing these images as they are fabulous :bow :bow :bow
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Post by robert » Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:16 pm

Nice post, thanks for sharing
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Re: Transit of Venus 06/06/2012.

Post by marktownley » Thu Dec 14, 2017 6:22 pm

Welcome Fillip!


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Re: Transit of Venus 06/06/2012.

Post by Derek Klepp » Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:44 am

Welcome Fillip .The transit was a very special event.



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Re: Transit of Venus 06/06/2012.

Post by Filipp Romanov » Sat Dec 16, 2017 9:11 am

Thank you all for your appreciation of my photo report.



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