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Grasslands Observatory: The Planets

 
Transit of Venus, June 8 2004. This image was obtained by Tim Hunter from Montreal, Quebec, as Venus was beginning to exit the Sun. A Sony 2 megapixel CyberShot camera was held up to the 32mm eyepiece of a Questar telescope.
   
Transit of Venus, June 8 2004. This image was obtained by Tim Hunter from Montreal, Quebec, as Venus was beginning to exit the Sun. A Sony 2 megapixel CyberShot camera was held up to the 32mm eyepiece of a Questar telescope.
   
Venus at Inferior Conjunction.  This is a frame from a video taken by Derald Nye and James McGaha when Venus was 5.50 from the Sun and 0.4% illuminated.
   
Mars September 2003. This image of Mars was obtained by James McGaha using a Philips TUCam Pro web camera mounted at the prime focus of the Grasslands 24-inch f/5 telescope.
   
Mars and its Moons at 05:39UT 29 August 2003. This image was obtained by James McGaha using a Philips TUCam Pro web camera mounted on the NOAO 36-inch telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona.
   
Mars and its Moons at 06:32UT 29 August 2003. Note the different position of the Moons of Mars compared with the above image taken at 05:39UT. This image was obtained by James McGaha using a Philips TUCam Pro web camera mounted on the NOAO 36-inch telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona.
   
This image of Saturn was obtained by Tim Hunter and James McGaha on January 27, 2007 using the Grasslands Observatory C-14 telescope at f/22 with a Philips TUCam Pro web camera.
 
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