SOLAR TRANSIT OF ISS AND ATLANTIS ON MAY 22 2010

 

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Image of the solar transit of the International Space Station (ISS) and Space Shuttle Atlantis during the STS-132 mission.
This Image are taken from Niederbipp in Switzerland on May 22nd 2010 at 13h 14min 09s UT. 
Transit forecast calculated by www.calsky.com. Transit duration: 0.49s.
ISS distance to observer: 390 km. Speed in orbit: 7.4km/s (26500 km/h or 16500 mph).

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Orion 80ED, Barlow 2X TeleVue, Canon 450D. Exposure of 1/3200s at 100 ISO in JPG, started 2s before the predicted time.

 

 

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