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Transit of Mercury Image 2016/05/09 水星の日面通過

Ferenczi Imre,Livio Finocchi,Clyde Foster,Ralf Vandebergh,Frank J Melillo,Martin Gutmann,Vincenzo Mirabella,Manos Kardasis
Ferenczi,L.Finocchi,Clyde,R.Vandebergh,Frank,M.Gutmann,V.Mirabella,Kardasis

Ferenczi Imre(127mm refractor)
Mercury transit   2016.05.09   11:12  - 11:17  UT.
Loc.:  Budapest, Magyarorszag
127/1000 refraktor, 5xBarlow, 10 mm okular 
DMC LS80  video + 1 image gif animation 


Mercury transit   2016.05.09   11:12  - 11:17  UT.
Loc.:  Budapest, Magyarorszag
127/1000 refraktor, 5xBarlow, 10 mm okular 
DMC LS80  video + 1 image gif animation  + high contrast !


Time:  11:28  UT.


Mercury transit :  2016.05.09.   
Blackdrop Effect :   11:15:11  - 11:15:12  UT.
Calc. contact 1. time : 11:12: 00  UT  ± 0,5 sec
Calc. contact 2. time : 11:15:10   UT. ± 0,5 sec

[Ferenczi Imre,Budapest - Magyarorszag Hungary]

Livio Finocchi(114mm Newtonian)
Mercury transit on 2016/05/09.114 newtonian 40x+zoom 3x, 4x, 10x and cutting. About 2 hours of observations with very bad conditions in a sheltering sky, without solar filter for the most of pictures. Attached also a GIF file.

















































[ Livio Finocchi,Tagliacozzo - L'Aquila ITALY ]
Clyde Foster(using a 110mm Williams Optics refractor)



[Clyde Foster:Centurion,South Africa]
Ralf Vandebergh(150mm Refractor)
Here are a few shots of the 2nd contact with in one image a clear blackdrop effect. Some contrast reduction due to Cirrus clouds, fair seeing by moments.
15cm refractor / Herschel Wedge, double polarizing filter, green filter / Sony cam TRV-740 single frame

[バンディバ:オランダ] [Ralf Vandebergh:Neighbourhood of Maastricht Netherlands]

Frank J Melillo(254mm SC)

[Frank J Melillo  Holtsville NY U.S.A]

Martin Gutmann(160mm RC)
Greetings from Austria



[Martin Gutmann:Kautzen Austria]

Vincenzo Mirabella(235mm SC)
Celestron C925 Edge HD (235mm) + barlow meade 2x
Planetary camera: CCD ASI 120MM-s
Additional filters: Baader Astrosolar ND 3.8 + Baader Continuum
Seeing 6/10 Trans 7/10
Note: poor seeing - passages of high clouds and strong wind
The Mercury transit was a fantastic astronomical event.

2016/05/09 11:13:00(UT) 2016-05-09-1113_reg+astra+cs(tif)

2016/05/09 11:25:00(UT) 2016-05-09-1125_reg+astra(tif)
2016/05/09 13:44:00(UT) 2016-05-09-1344_0-VM-BaaderContinuum-4_g3_reg+as+cs2(tif)
2016/05/09 14:14:00(UT)
2016/05/09 11:15 UT 2016/05/09 12:29 UT 2016/05/09 12:39 UT 2016/05/09 13:44 UT 2016/05/09 13:48 UT STEREO IMAGE 2016/05/09 14:37 UT





2016/05/09 13:25 U.T.
[ Vincenzo Mirabella , Acate (RG) Italy]

Manos Kardasis (355mm SCT)
Hello, here are to images I took during the event, in the 2nd contact:

and an image of the entire Sun:

[Manos Kardasis ,  Glyfada-Athens;Greece]
《カーダシス マノス:ギリシャ アテネ》

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