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Tom Palmer
Carrboro, NC, USA
01:02 pm

Equipment Details:

Nikon D750 attached to 102mm f/7 APO refractor

Post-processing Details:

Post-processed in Photoshop to highlight contact

Image Details:

This was taken at 1:02:54 pm ET, just a few seconds after third contact when the disk of Mercury has just started exiting the face of the sun.