Venus transit across sun disc - 08 July 2004

Next planet was in front of Sun. There are photos from this show.

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Venus atmosphere

Technical information:
Optics:Newton 170/1150 + solar filter (Astro Solar Baader)
Focal:1150mm
Aperature:6,7
Exposure:1/50s
Date and time:08 July 2004
Location:Central Europe, Slovakia, Čadca, village Zákopčie
Atmosphere:clear sky, good seeing
Pointation:unpointed
Mount:home made
Software:Photoshop
Camera:webcam Logitech Pro 4000
Contents:Venus atmosphere
There are photos showing moment of contact.

Second contact:


Third contact:


sequence of Venus entry front of sun disc

Technical information:
Optics:Newton 170/1150 + solar filter (Astro Solar Baader)
Focal:1150mm
Aperature:6,7
Exposure:1/100s
Date and time:08 July 2004 at 05:22 UTC; image every minute
Location:Central Europe, Slovakia, Čadca, village Zákopčie
Atmosphere:clear sky, good seeing
Pointation:unpointed
Mount:home made
Software:Photoshop
Camera:webcam Logitech Pro 4000
Contents:sequence of Venus entry front of sun disc


Some images are missing in exit sequence, because sky was cloudy.

exit sequence

Technical information:
Optics:Newton 170/1150 + solar filter (Astro Solar Baader)
Focal:1150mm
Aperature:6,7
Exposure:1/100s
Date and time:08 July 2004 at 11:01 UTC; image every minute
Location:Central Europe, Slovakia, Čadca, village Zákopčie
Atmosphere:sometime clearly, sometimes cloudy, middle seeing
Pointation:unpointed
Mount:home made
Software:Photoshop
Camera:webcam Logitech Pro 4000
Contents:exit sequence
Global movement of Venus across sun. Image is composite of frame after image processing of single shots.

Technical information:
Optics:Orestegor 300/4 + solar filter (Astro Solar Baader)
Focal:300mm
Aperature:11
Exposure:1/100s
Date and time:08 July 2004 at 05:45 UTC; image every 45 min.
Location:Central Europe, Slovakia, Čadca, village Zákopčie
Atmosphere:sometime clearly, sometimes cloudy, middle seeing
Pointation:unpointed
Mount:home made
Software:Photoshop
Camera:webcam Logitech Pro 4000
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