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    Default ISS transit over the Sun



    This time a propose something new, atleast for me.
    The ISS transit over my head. The seeing was terrible and I managed to reduce the focal at the max possible to have more possibilities to capture the transit.
    I started to capture 1 minutes before the time and when I was thinking to have lost it, here it come, in a blink of eye.
    Only 4 frames inside the camera but I never had a so clear shape, always a blured spot, I'm happy like a baby.
    Hope you like it.

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    Default Re: ISS transit over the Sun

    Nice one Astrowolvy!

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    Default Re: ISS transit over the Sun

    That is very nice ! The sharpness of the solar panels is fantastic.
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    Fantastic shot !! Happy you were in the right place at the right time .
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    Default Re: ISS transit over the Sun

    Very cool. On my list of things to try and image. I haven't even gotten a lunar transit yet.
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    I haven't even been lucky enough to catch a plain pass in my solar scope yet, little own a bird.

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    Default Re: ISS transit over the Sun

    Nice picture !!! I really need to purchase a solar lens.

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    Default Re: ISS transit over the Sun

    Great capture! That might be the coolest image that I have seen here.
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    Awesome picture. I was wondering what you use to calc. passes over the sun and moon. I have always wanted to see one but i use spaceweather flybys and it is just very basic.

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    That is so cool! Congrats on that picture, really stellar job
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