Sun with Venus Transit, Setting Behind Pines

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The planet Venus, as seen in front of the sun on June 5, 2012. This alignment will not be seen form earth for another 105 years!

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Comments (16)

DESJEUNES & RICO on June 7, 2012

Nice shot! L

Clara Isabel Navarro… on June 7, 2012

Impresionante ,parece una mota de polvo en la cámara. ¡¡Que inmenso es nuestro Sol !!.Magnifica Toma, Como va esa nueva Camara??. Saludos cordiales Clara. LIKE 2

Marc Mauhourat © on June 7, 2012


Nadia Kushnir on June 7, 2012


Robert Kallaschek on June 7, 2012

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SYL & Like
Best wishes from Austria, Robert

Martin Beitz on June 7, 2012

What a dark sky ;-) YSL for this special event. Best wishes, Martin.

Ivan Corellas on June 7, 2012

Foto semplicemente fantastica e irripetibile sino al 2117. Greetings from Italy. Ivan

Erhard P. on June 10, 2012

Congratulation! We in Upper Austria had a rainy morning during the Venus Transit.

Marek Kleman on June 10, 2012

like tiež som pozoroval

dodo sawyer on June 11, 2012

super moment

Cory Smart on July 16, 2012

See I tried taking a shot like that. I used ISO 100, shutter 4000, and F/32, with a UV and Polarizing filter and a telephoto lens all to hold back as much light as possible, but the sun was still just a white dot.

Russell Mckane on August 30, 2012

Still doing Amazing things Jeff

beyer99 on February 13, 2013

wow !!! really a perfect shot !!! LIKE Best greetings from Austria a.beyer

PeterW. on September 23, 2014


MikeVar on September 1, 2015

That moon, man :D

lduran on January 25, 2016

buen trabajo, luis.

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Jeff Sullivan
Gardnerville, Nevada

Photo details

  • Uploaded on June 6, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Jeff Sullivan
    • Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
    • Taken on 2012/06/05 16:56:00
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1000)
    • Focal Length: 400.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/32.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash