My take on the Venus transit

Started Jun 14, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Tony Finnerty
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Re: My take on the Venus transit
In reply to Garry Schaefer, Jun 14, 2012

Thanks for looking and commenting, everyone! Garry, here is a tight crop to show the black drop effect:

There appears to be a duplication of the Venus silhouette in the fuzzy outer edge of the sun's image, a dark crescent in the solar atmosphere? It's an interesting optical effect. Do any of you readers know how it works?

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