Mercury Third Contact

Mercury Third Contact

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The planet Mercury passed directly in front of the sun today and was captured on its way out just as its edge approached the solar limb. Sunspot AR921 is above Mercury.

Date Imaged       :

November 9, 2006

Lens       :

Astrophysics 5

Camera       :

Dragonfly 2

Filter       :

Baader Herschel wedge

Mount       :

Losmandy Titan

Location       :

Stardust Observatory, Baguio, Philippines