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Venus Transit 2012 from Solar Dynamics Observatory

Full disk and Tracking views of Venus Transit from Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). It includes images taken by the Helioseismic and Magnetic Imager (HMI) and the Atmospheric Imaging Assembly (AIA).

These are the basic images, collected from the telemetry. To see the insets composited, see Venus Transit 2012 Composited Visuals.


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Visualization Credits

Tom Bridgman (GST): Lead Animator
Scott Wiessinger (USRA): Video Editor
Philip Scherrer (Stanford University): Scientist
William D. Pesnell (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
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Data Used:
SDO/AIA/304 Filter 2012-06-05T21:12 - 2012-06-06T05:24
SDO/AIA/171 Filter 2012-06-05T21:12 - 2012-06-06T05:24
SDO/HMI/Continuum 2012-06-05T22:00 - 2012-06-06T05:43
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Venus Transit

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GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version