SOLAR TRANSITS OF TIANGONG-1 AND SHENZHOU-10

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White light solar transit of Shenzhou-10 module docked to Tiangong-1 Chinese station, taken from Southern France on June 16th 2013 at 12h14min50s UT.
Transit duration: 0.46 second. Distance to observer: 365 km. Speed in orbit: 7.4km/s (26500 km/h or 16500 mph).
Takahashi TOA-150 refractor, Baader Herschel prism and Canon 6D (1/4000s, 100 ISO).

Hydrogen-alpha solar transit of Shenzhou-10 module docked to Tiangong-1, taken from Southern France on June 17th 2013 at 12h34min24s UT.
Transit duration: 0.46s.
Distance to observer: 368 km. Speed in orbit: 7.4km/s (26500 km/h or 16500 mph).
Takahashi FSQ-106, Coronado SM90 double stack, camera IDS CMOSIS 4Mp sensor at 38 fps.

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All transits data calculated by www.calsky.com

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