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International Space Station solar transit


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About this observation
Steve Knight
Time of observation
22/04/2017 - 15:54
Sun & ISS
Observing location
Tooley's Boatyard, Banbury
Celestron C9.25 SCT at f6.3
Canon 550D DSLR
Full aperture solar filter
Stack of 22 frames from 25 fps video, each 1/4000th sec at ISO100

Not exactly astronomy but I enjoy capturing these.  The ISS was 633 km away and moving at 6.7 km per sec. In the 40 ms between exposures it had moved about 270 metres. Angular size of the ISS was about 44 arc sec.

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