Derby and District Astronomical Society
The Transit of Mercury
May 7th 2003
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Society members Mike Dumelow and Graham Ensor
observed and photographed the transit of Mercury across the Sun's disk on May 7th. The
following pictures were captured from video by Graham Ensor.
|Mike Dumelow observes the transit.|
The Sun was projected onto a white card, and the resulting image was videoed, captured, and contrast enhanced using Photoshop. Mercury appears as a small black dot near the top of the Sun's disk. Click on picture to load a full res version.