Venus Transit Full Report


June 8, 2004

Activity Images by Tommy Tan & Christopher Go


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ALP Team Cebu setting up their scopes at the football field of University of San Carlos.

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James and Jhun are seen here viewing at Allen's scope equipped with H-Alpha Filter.

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Students and some members of Cebu Stargazers Club viewing the transit through Allen's scope as he patiently explain what they are viewing.

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ALP president James Kevin Ty beside his Telelvue TV-101 apochromat refractor equipped with Baader Photo Density 3.8 Solar Filter with Canon 300D digital camera. The scope system is mounted atop a sturdy Lsomandy GM-8 equatorial mount. A Sony Digital 8 video camera is also piggy backed atop his scope system.

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ALP president James Kevin Ty here taking a time off to be interviewed by a GMA 7 reporter while one of their crew member is looking through James' camera viewfinder to see the transit.

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ALP member Jhun Embuido beside Jenny, his girlfriend-scope, a Celestron Nexstar 114 Newtonian reflector.

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ALP Treasurer Allen Yu here taking a shot through his 60mm refractor equipped with SolarMax 40 H-Alpha Filter and Nikon Coolpix 885 digital camera. The entire setup is piggyback atop his Orion 80ED refractor on EQ-3 equatorial mount.

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Newest ALP member Christopher Go beside his Astrophysics AP130 apochromat refractor equipped with SolarMax 60 H-Alpha Filter on top of his very sturdy AP900 GTO equatorial mount. He was joined here with some members of Cebu Stargazer's Society.

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ALP Team Cebu posed for posterity with members of Cebu Stargazers Society.


For full report of the Venus transit from Cenu , click here.

For Venus transit images taken by ALP members, click here.



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