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Venus transit at sunrise

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6 June 2012 5h55m56s CET - Venus in transit is visible also on a very distorted Sun at sunrise over the sea in front of Cala Sinzias, Sardinia... Wunderbar!

Camera:Nikon D700 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:12-cm refractor at prime focus (f/8.3)
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:6 Jun 2012 - 5:55 AM
Lens Max Aperture:f/1.0
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:+1/3
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:No Flash
Title:Venus transit at sunrise
Username:ekonju ekonju
Uploaded:7 Jun 2012 - 2:54 PM
Tags:Astronomy, Distortion, Sea, Sun rise, Sun's disk, Susn, Transit, Transition, Venus, Wildlife / nature
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Metalhead  71897 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jun 2012 - 3:17 PM

That's pretty astonishing! I didn't expect to see a regular photograph of the sun while the transit took place! I just thought it would be visible through projection and filters...

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