< May 7, 2003>
Near the edge of the Sun, about a
quarter of an hour before exit.
Composite image. Times were
roughly: 08.00, 09.30 (main image), 10.30 and 12.15.
|A very simple
setup and method were used. Sun and Mercury were projected through my Swaroski AT80
on a piece of white board. The images were taken with a handheld digital camera
(Medion 4.1 Mpix). Exposure and focusing were on automatic.
The image below shows the setup in the garden of a fellow observer (Zuidlaren, 53°06'
N, 06°41' E)