Day 157 – June 5, 2012

My husband is always up to date with anything that’s happening in the sky, since one of his hobbies is astronomy.  He let me know yesterday that today I should wait to take a picture of Venus crossing over the sun for my daily photo.  So when he got home from work he set up his telescope and projected the sun onto a piece of white matte board, and there it was – the silhouette of Venus crossing in front of the sun.  It was pretty cool to watch.  I made him project it on his hand for this shot.  He could only hold it there for a few seconds, he said it got really hot.  This is not supposed to happen again until 2117, so we figured we might as well watch it while we had the chance.  

2 responses to “Day 157 – June 5, 2012

  1. awesome way to photograph the transit, very creative.

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