Venus

23rd July 2004 07:00 UTC

Venus: 33 arcsec, Illum 0.342

8th June 2004 - Venus transit

Third contact - 70 frames taken at 11:04:12 to 11:04:19 UTC

LX-200 10" f10 fitted with a 7" Baader film solar filter.

ToUCam was on Auto exposure to cope with varying cloud cover but approx shutter speed was 1/250.

Predicted 3rd Contact time from Fred Espenak was 11:03:56 for Manchester.

Venus: 58 arcsec, Illum. zero!

23rd May 2004  20:05 UTC

LX-200 10" f10  approx 400 frames

 

Venus: 52 arcsec, Mag -4.3, Illum 0.078

22nd Apr 2004

LX-200 10" f10

400 frames @ 1/1000, best 300 in Registax2

Venus: 32 arcsec, Mag -4.5, Illum 0.35

30th Mar 2004

200 out of 400 frames

Venus: 24 arcsec, Mag -4.4, Illum 0.504

21st Feb 2004

LX-200 10" f10

300 frames, best 200 stacked in Registax2

Venus: 14 arcsec, Mag -4.2, Illum 0.78

 


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