Eclipses, Transits and Occultations from the Tuomi Observatory

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Eclipse 1979 Total Eclipse of the Sun
February 26, 1979


Eclipse 2003 Total Lunar Eclipses
May 16, 2003

November 8, 2003

Transit 2004 Transit of Venus
June 8, 2004

Eclipse 2005 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
April 24, 2005
1/200 sec Canon A75 camera
200mm Newtonian telescope

Eclipse 2008 Total Lunar Eclipse
February 20/21 2008

Eclipse 2009 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
February 9, 2009
1/1000 sec ISO 400
Canon XT 350D camera
80mm refractor telescope

Moon-Venus Occultation of Venus by the Moon
April 22, 2009, daylight
300mm Newtonian
Pictures every 6 seconds

Eclipse 2010 Total Lunar Eclipse
December 21, 2010 F/10 80mm refractor with 2x teleconverter
Pictures every 15 min
1/200 to 2.5 sec ISO 800


Lunar eclipse Total lunar eclipse
December 10, 2011
12:30 to 13:45 UT
F/6 200mm Newtonian


Eclipse Partial Solar Eclipse
2012 May 21 01:18 UT
1/80 sec ISO 400 F/5 80mm refractor
Baader filter

Transit 2012 Transit of Venus
June 5, 2012

Lunar eclipse Total lunar eclipse
April 15, 2014
06:20 to 08:00 UT
Canon 700D/300mm lens

Lunar eclipse Total lunar eclipse beginning
April 4, 2015 04:37 UT
1 sec ISO 1600
F/10 80mm refractor+teleconverter
Canon 700D picture cropped

Lunar eclipse Total lunar eclipse
September 27/28, 2015
1/200 to 4 sec ISO 800
F/10 80mm refractor+teleconverter
Canon 700D

Venus occultation Occultation of Venus by the Moon
2015 Dec 7 daylight
1/4000 sec ISO 800 F/5 300mm Newtonian
Animation, every 5 seconds

Transit of Mercury Transit of Mercury
May 9, 2016
1/400 sec ISO 400 F/6 200mm Newtonian


Eclipse 2017 Total Eclipse of the Sun
August 21, 2017
Casper, Wyoming

Photos by Tenho Tuomi, Saskatchewan, Canada
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