The Mercury transit

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The Mercury transit

Unread postby DennisG » Sat May 14, 2016 10:04 pm

The Mercury transit captured with my Sigma 150-600 and A99

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Re: The Mercury transit

Unread postby the_hefay » Sun May 15, 2016 12:56 am

Cool! I don't know much about this type of photography. Do you use filters to cut down on light?
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Re: The Mercury transit

Unread postby DennisG » Sun May 15, 2016 5:31 pm

Well i used a cheap plexiglas for a filter, the result was much better then i expected :D
I bought some cheap plexi filters online to see if i would spend some money on a real high end ND filter and it was realy teh first time i tried them out. But they didn't fit the 150-600 so i used som tejp to hold it in place :D
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Re: The Mercury transit

Unread postby DennisG » Mon May 16, 2016 12:08 am

Mayby should point out wich dot is Mercury :)

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Re: The Mercury transit

Unread postby sury » Mon May 16, 2016 6:08 am

Very cool.

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Re: The Mercury transit

Unread postby Birma » Mon May 16, 2016 7:31 am

Very interesting picture :)
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Re: The Mercury transit

Unread postby the_hefay » Wed May 18, 2016 5:04 am

Thanks for the explanation. I'm glad the experiment was successful. And I'm also proud to say that I guessed the right spot for Mercury. :)
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Re: The Mercury transit

Unread postby bakubo » Fri Jun 17, 2016 10:33 am

Cool!


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