The following sequence of images were taken by Mike Lancaster from the Ocean Club Hotel
in Sharm el Sheikh, at the southern tip of the Sinai peninsula in Egypt. He used a Meade ETX-90 with a BCF white light
solar filter, and a hand-held Olympus Camedia C-4000 zoom camera using eyepiece projection from a Meade 40 mm super
05:37 UTC in close up
11:03 UTC in close up
The ETX-90 used in the observations.
English man abroad. Temperatures soared to 43 degrees Celsius by the end of the transit cooking both
telescope and observer. Silly hat and copious amounts of mineral water were essential.