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Huge Sunspot group July 24 Nøtterøy - Norway Nexstar 8i, Olympus C-770, MaxView 40.

Group called 0652 (upper) and 0653 (lower).

Closeup of the 0652 group.

Nexstar 8i, Olympus C-770, MaxView 40.

Closeup of the 0652 group.

Nexstar 8i, Olympus C-770, MaxView 40.

 

 

 

Venus Transit June 08 Horten - Norway Nexstar 8i, Olympus C-750, MaxView 40.

Partly cloudy all morning, this is the first picture of the transit. Baader solarfilter is used.

Venus Transit June 08 Horten - Norway Nexstar 8i, Olympus C-750, MaxView 40.

Almost same picture, changed color.

Venus Transit June 08 Horten - Norway Nexstar 8i, Olympus C-750, MaxView 40.

Using the optical zoom on the C-750 takes Venus closer. Some sunspots visible.

Venus Transit June 08 Horten - Norway Nexstar 8i, Olympus C-750, MaxView 40.

Even more zoom used, 10x optical zoom in a MaxView40 creates interesting pictures. Color and some PS work done.

Venus Transit June 08 Horten - Norway Nexstar 8i, Olympus C-750, MaxView 40.

Touchdown! 3rd contact as close I could manage.

Venus Transit June 08 Horten - Norway Nexstar 8i, Olympus C-750, MaxView 40.

Full disk, Venus over the edge.

 

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