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    Default ISS moon transit



    ISS moon transit. 13/Jan./2018. 6:55am 20 x 65mm spotting scope & cell phone mount.

    https://youtu.be/3A1-mkDC1nQ
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    Default Re: ISS moon transit

    Way cool! Awesome catch, David!
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    Default Re: ISS moon transit

    Great catch!!

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    wow now that was cool. I would have loved to had the C 11 set up when that happened now that would have been something else. Even the solar sails would have been visible. It would have felt like Halloween horror night for the moon
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    Default Re: ISS moon transit

    Great catch David!
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    Default Re: ISS moon transit

    Really nice video David - thanks for sharing!
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    Very cool thanks for posting, I have yet to spot the ISS with my telescope.
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    That was very nice. I caught the fun in the voices. Wish I could have been there. I can imagibe the whooping! and yahooing! that followed. Thank you for sharing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fish4evr View Post
    ISS moon transit. 13/Jan./2018. 6:55am 20 x 65mm spotting scope & cell phone mount.

    https://youtu.be/3A1-mkDC1nQ
    Thanks everyone. I wasn't going to try the camera thing sence I didn't want to miss seeing it through the scope, then at the last minute I remembered I had the the spotting scope. I hit record and then went to the telescope. With the 20mm eyepiece I could make out the rectangle shape of ISS. I was able to manually track it and keep it in view all the way until it disappeared behind the neighbors house. Well worth getting up early.


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    Nice work! Thanks for sharing!
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