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ISS transits the Perigee Moon

ISS transits the Perigee Moon

Full Moon night of 7/8 May, 2020, brought two phenomenal moments here in the Czech Republic. The first one was the red moonrise of the perigee Full Moon, the second one even more unuqie–the ISS transit in front of the Moon. I captured this 1.4s short moment right from garden on my cottage, which made…
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ISS transits the Sun - mosaic

Space Station in the Sun

No sunspot? No problem! Today, on 8 April, 2020, I was lucky enough to capture ephemeral transit of International Space Station against the Sun within 0,81 sec! Amazing about this is the solar panels of the station were perfectly turned to the Sun so there is no doubt this is it! The station was only…
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ISS transits the Moon

ISS transits the Moon–again

More and more is to see now – Venus by Pleiades, comet ATLAS and–ISS flying by the Moon. This time I succeeded close by my observation site with full transit. Illuminated Space Station was beautifully visible to naked eyes, here is even more to see, using 1m telephoto lense. Specifically used Canon 6D, MTO 1100/f10.5,…
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ISS by the Moon

ISS by the Moon

On 5 February 2020, the ISS flew in front of the Moon, seen from East Bohemia. Me and my friend Josef Kujal succeeded with capturing of the flyby and even were able to get some details of the International Space Station, despite the bright twilight. While away from the Moon, the ISS was pretty bright,…
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Cosmic Station transits the Moon

Cosmic Station transits the Moon

What is that object transiting the Moon? A cosmic bird? Something better. Almost nobody knew Sundeay evening, 20:18 UTC, the International Space Station invisibly flew in the sky Czech sky until – for observers in narrow path – appeared in front of the Moon. It wasn’t coincidence, I knew precisely when to open the camera’s…
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