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Venus in Transit, 5:50-11:00 UT, Detail

A 32 image GIF movie of the planet's movement in front of the solar disk during 5 hours, highly compressed. File size 541 KB, may take some time to load. Be sure to activate animated images with your browser. See also the Full-Sun Version of the same animation.

 

5:50-11:00 UT

 

Venus is the round black disk which moves across the solar disk. The dark spots near the upper edge are sunspots, at right a solar flare region can be seen. North is up and west is to the right.


Exposure Data


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