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Date/Location May 9, 2016 KEASA Observatory, Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii
Camera and Settings SBIG ST-2000XCM CCD camera -10°C
Telescope Stellarvue SV102T 102mm f/7.9 with 40mm Coronado H-Alpah filter
Mount Paramount ME
Exposure 0.01 s
Processing CCDOpts, Image Plus 5.75, Photoshop CS5
Other Mercury is the small black dot on the upper right hand side of the Sun. Note the solar granulations on the Sun's surface and the prominances on the left edge of the Sun.
Mercury Transit 2016
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