Transit of Mercury - 9 May 2016

Equipment used : William Optics Megrez 90 telescope fitted with a DayStar Quark Hydrogen Alpha filter and a ZWO ASI 174MM camera.

The SER files were captured with FireCapture and processed in AS!2 and Imppg and finished in Photoshop CS2

Time 12:13  It was cloudy at the start - this image is noisy as it was taken through thin cloud.

Time 12:28 Cloud occasionally clears

Time  13:38

Time  14.07

Time  15:02  This was the last image possible. For the next hour there were occasional glimpses of the transit but then solid cloud and finally rain.

Time 12:13  Still through cloud.