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Dimensions1472 x 1052
Original file size88.5 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken9-May-16 13:15
Date modified9-May-16 18:29
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS REBEL T3i
Focal length300 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/500 at f/4
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Transit of Mercury AM

Transit of Mercury AM

The 2016 transit of Mercury was well underway as the sun rose. This image was captured from Clover Point in Victoria at 6:14AM with a Canon T3i and f/4 300 mm Canon L lens. Exposure was f/4 at 1/500 sec and ISO 200. Mercury is the tiny spot just at the top of the trees.