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Transit of Venus at Greatest

Transit of Venus at Greatest

Conditions were not improving at the DAO as the afternoon progressed. As clear skies could be seen above Victoria I packed up my gear and moved to Gonzales Hill. This image of the transit was taken at around 18:30 during the greatest transit.
Date: June 5, 2012
Location: Gonzales Hill Regional Park, Victoria, BC
Optics: TeleVue 85, f/7, used with a Thousand Oaks Optical Glass 2+ solar filter
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Exposure: Four light frames of 1/800 second, ISO 100