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Photographer:

eherman

Email:

eherman@sbcglobal.net

Location of Photo:

Tucson AZ

Date/Time of photo:

May 9 2016

Equipment:

A Questar Q 3.5 telescope and a Nikon D700 modified for 830 nm photography. This is a single RAW image processed with Photoshop and colorized to the light purple color from the gray image acquired.

Description:

This photo shows a deep IR image of the Sun and Mercury in Transit. In deep IR some solar surface detail is visible and the sunspots and Mercury has good contrast.

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