Subj: Re: Kent, what is your take on this object going across Sun?
Date: 11/12/03 6:37:58 PM Pacific Standard Time
Here is an excerpt from the GLP poster, Perseus. Some more info:
We have a srange object transit at the face of the Sun.
I dont know what is it but sure is not a plane or helicopter..
The message was posted at *alt.telescopes.meade* under the subject.....
* Sunspot astrophotos * from < EXT_Astro_Boy <ETX_Astro_Boy@sbcglobal.net >
and the message is.........
< Hi all,
Last week before So. Cal was overcome by fire and smoke I managed to get
a few shots of the large sunspots that were visible at the time.
These were shot with my Meade ETX-105 an Orion 20mm Expanse eyepiece and
my Casio Qv3500 ex digicam.
The solar filter was hommade using Baader solar film.
Here are two of the shots:
I also noticed in 3 of my closeup images that there was apparently an
object in transit across the face of the sun. I created an animated GIF
of these three. If anyone can tell me what the object might be I´d
The transit shot is here:
Take a look and tell me what you think?