Transit of Mercury, by Paul Williamson
The Mercury transit as viewed from the UAE on 9 May 2016.
After a delayed start due to technical difficulties (CLOUDS!!!) the sky cleared and allowed me to run the sequence required to capture the transit of Mercury using my Lunt 60Ha scope, a x2 Barlow and a ZWO ASI 174 mono camera. The final product is a 15-panel mosaic with false colour applied during processing.
Unfortunately in the UAE we were only treated to a partial transit due to being UTC +4, but worth braving the 40C+ degree heat to capture.
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