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Dimensions1005 x 1005
Original file size284 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken9-May-16 13:56
Date modified9-May-16 10:54
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 5D Mark III
Exposure1/1000 at f/NA
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modePattern
Transit of Mercury

Transit of Mercury

The planet Mercury is seen transiting our Sun. I was lucky to obtain this shot from Montreal. Having missed first and second contacts due to cloud cover a 45-minute window opened up at around 10:00 EST.
Date: May 9, 2016
Location: King George Park, Westmount, Qc
Optics: TeleVue 85 used with a Thousand Oaks Optical Glass 2+ solar filter
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Exposure: 1/1000 sec, f/7, ISO 100