Transit of Mercury in 2016

Main objects: Sun, Mercury, NOAA 12542, NOAA 12543

From overcast to clear - all good when the end is good!

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Constellation:

Aries

Coordinates:

R.A. 03 h 06 m 52 s Dec. +17° 30′ 47″

Type:

Star

Distance:

151.1 million km

Brightness:

-26,72m

Apparent size:

31' 41"

Diameter:

1,391,400 km

Date:

09/05/2016 14:41 UT

Location:

Budapest, Pest, Hungary

Camera:

Nikon D3300 (unmodified)

Telescope:

Sky-Watcher 70/500 refractor

Mount:

AZ-2

Guiding:

-

Corrector:

-

Focal ratio, length:

f/7, 500 mm

ISO:

100

Light:

1/1200 s

Dark:

-

Flat:

-

Bias:

-

Processing:

Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop

Annotation

Constellation:

Aries

Coordinates:

R.A. 03 h 07 m 06 s Dec. +17° 26′ 30″

Type:

Planet

Distance:

83.3 million km

Brightness:

7.14m

Apparent size:

12"

Diameter:

4,879 km

Illuminated:

0%

Sun

Mercury