Mercury Transit 2019 – 2 & IDAS NB1

1- Chris Barr shared his recent transit animation. Thanks, Chris.

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BTW, Chris’s previous super excellent Ha solar animation was

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2- One of my club members – Dave Kodama attempted to see how IDAS NB1 filter performs under nearly full-moon sky condition just one day before the transit.

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A filter looks effectively blocking the moonlight as well. This result should encourage the filter owners to point the scope to the sky even the moon is up. Thanks for posting, Dave.

 

~ by tedishikawa on November 15, 2019.

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