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Photographer:

Trond Hugo Hermansen

Email:

trond.hermansen@getmail.no

Location of Photo:

Kristansand Kanonmuseum, Møvik, Kristiansand in southern part of Norway

Date/Time of photo:

8. june 2004 time 05.29 utc

Equipment:

40 mm Coronadofilter on Helios 80 mm f/5. Camera: Nikon Coolpix 990 and WO DLC 28 ocular. Mount: Vixen GP

Description:

The second contact of Venus in the early morning of 8. june 2004. This was the first time ever than man could see the Transit of Venus in hydrogen-alfa. The Sun showed a really big prominence on the solar limb in the beginning of the event. A few minutes later we could not se the prominence any more.

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