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    Default Venus Transit Projected Through 15x70 Binoculars



    Here is my attempt at the Venus transit. I used my Celestron binoculars to project an image onto a white piece of paper that I taped to a box. The images were taken with my dslr. I adjusted curves and color in Gimp to bring out the sunspots a little more. This method actually worked a lot better than I anticipated. Hope everyone had a good transit!
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    Looks great , was it cloudy there at your place ?

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    Great pic!

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    It was a little cloudy, not bad though. Definitely cannot complain!
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    Seriously!? I NEVER would have that of that. So cool! Thanks for sharing. (I also never would've guessed the image would turn out that good!)
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    Thats a great result, like you, better than I would have expected.
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    Wow, that turned out really good.
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