November 11th 2019, a transit of mercury was visible across Wester Europe, Africa and the Americas, though from Cherrytree, we could view from 12:35 pm until sunset (around 16:00 ish).
The weather on the day was awful, high winds and patchy clouds. In total the sun was visible for about 10 mins total on and off allowing some images to be attained. One clear image is shown below, with technical details below.
|Camera:||ZWO ASI 178MM USB 3.0 Mono Camera|
|Capture rate:||3096Ã—2020 @ 8bit Mono|
|Frames:||AVI file 250 from 1000 frames|
A more typical image taken was:
Here’s a video shared from NASA on Youtube. Video displays outputs in different wavelengths from NASA’s Solar Dynamics Orbiter sun observatory in space.
Thanks for looking.