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How big will Venus be in my camera?

Summary: Estimate the apparent image size of the solar disk and Venus in pixels for certain camera and simulate the ideal observed image. Disclaimer: In this post, all discussions are based on the apparent image SIZE of the subjects — solar disk and Venus. I have not discussed any issue of resolving fine details, which […]

Invitation to join the blog

Celestial events (apart from solar and lunar eclipse) occur rarely in our lifetime. We often read about such events, which occurred eons back, with great curiosity and astonishment.  But now we have an opportunity to witness one of such significant and rare celestial events which will happen on June 5/6, 2012. On this day, Venus […]