Mercury Transit Across the Sun - May 2016

A zoom on mercury transit and a sunspot group
Zoom on the mercury passing across the Sun's surface near a large sunspot group

A photo of a quite rare event of Mercury transitting our Sun's surface.
Photos taken from Kibbutz Cabri in Israel, may 9th, 2016, 15:55 (UTC+3). Instrument: 80mm Stellarvue ED refractor (Effective F=1400mm), Canon 500D DSLR camera, 1/400 sec, ISO 100. Stack of 16 frames.