Venus Transit Teardrop
Venus Transit Teardrop

Image by Dave Nakamoto

The Venus transit image was taken at Griffith Observatory in 2012 (I don't have the exact date on hand).  Philips SPC900NC CCD web camera on an Orion f/10 5-inch Maksutov on a Vixen GP mount.  A stack of a hundred images.  This is 2nd contact.