2012 Venus Transit  June 5th, 2012 Vancouver, WA   Home  Telescopes  Gallery Observing stargazingnow.com  by Greg Babcock
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        Far Left Image: New home in background.
Equipment; Televue 76mm mounted on a Takahashi Teagul Mount.  Camera is an Imaging Source 1600x1200.  The Truck offered often needed shelter from the rain.

Left Image:
One last look

at the Transit using a hand held Digital Camera shooting through the Televue 76mm Telescope and a 40mm Pentax XW Eyepiece. 
         
 
Right Image:
Sunset (very yellow) from Vancouver, Washington.



The original plan was to image the Transit from Central Oregon, but conflicting weather reports created the impression that I should return home to Vancouver.  As it turns out, Central Oregon would have been the better site.  Never-the-less, I did manage to acquire several interesting images.  

 
     

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