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Uploaded 10-Sep-12
Taken 9-Sep-12
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Keywords:HiMARC, The Sun, Venus Transit 2012, hydrogen alpha
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Dimensions4000 x 2667
Original file size13 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date modified10-Sep-12 02:25
Venus Transit Closeup near Solar Filament

Venus Transit Closeup near Solar Filament

A close up of Earth's twin Venus transiting the solar disk. To the right are solar features including filaments, flares and sunspots. Captured using HiMARC's atmospheric lensing method with a narrowband (7nm) hydrogen alpha bandpass filter on a 90mm refractor. Learn more about the HiMARC technology behind this photograph in the research section.