LUNAR TRANSIT OF THE ISS AND LUNAR ECLIPSE OF DEC 21 2010
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Image of the lunar transit of the
International Space Station (ISS), taken from Avranches (Normandy, France) a few
hours before the eclipse, on December 20th at 21:34 UT. Meade 10" ACF on
Takahashi EM400, Canon 5D mark II. 1/2000s exposure at 1600 iso.
Transit forecast calculated by www.calsky.com.
Transit duration: 0.55s. ISS distance to observer: 424 km. Speed in orbit: 7.5km/s (28000 km/h or 17000 mph).
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Images of the 2010 solstice lunar eclipse (Dec 21) at sunrise, over the Mont-Saint-Michel, Normandy, France. Canon 5D mark II and 135/2 lens, 1s exposures.