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In just two days the planet Venus will make a transit of the Sun which can not be seen again until 2117. My plans are to video the Ingress of the planet onto the disk using two video cameras - one white-light and one H-Alpha Light. H-Alpha or Hydrogen Alpha refers to the light emitted by Hydrogen atoms which have been ionized. This is the light which structures in the chromosphere of the Sun emit - including prominences and Solar flares. I'm currently testing all the hardware involved - below are images of the setup I'm using.
Since the Sun sets with Venus still in transit, I plan on driving to a undisclosed location to film the Sun setting behind the McMath Solar Telescope located on Kitt Peak, while Venus is still on the Sun's disk. The Video should look very similar to the one below taken a year ago, with the exception that the silhouette of Venus will be visible. Clear Skies.