WARNING: NEVER DIRECTLY OBSERVE THE SUN WITH THE NAKED EYE OR THROUGH A TELESCOPE, CAMERA OR OTHER OPTICAL DEVICE UNLESS YOU HAVE A PROPER SOLAR FILTER SECURELY FITTED AND KNOW EXACTLY WHAT YOU ARE DOING.

Third contact for the Venus Transit. The orientation of the Sun in this image is about 90 degrees counter clockwise to my timelapse image.

Canon 60D
Baader Hyperion 8-24mm Zoom EP @ 8mm
H-alpha Coronado PST (Personal Solar Telescope)
NEQ6 Pro Goto Telescope Mount
25 images stacked together in Registax 6 for the faint prominences around the solar limb.
25 images stacked together for the surface detail of the sun.
Captured in monochrome and a false colour added at the end in PS CS3.

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