Bright ISS Pass

Name

Mark Stronge
Location
  Comber, County Down, Northern Ireland
Website
  http://www.stronge.org.uk
Photo Title
  Bright ISS Pass
Time and Date taken
  12th May 2005 2146ut
Equipment used
  Camera and tripod
Capturing device used
  Canon 300D 6MP digital SLR
Technical details
  ISO800, f3.5, 28mm, bulb exposure

The ISS has been making a number of bright evening passes and I wanted to capture this on camera. The International Space Station is currently carrying two people around the globe in 90 minutes, Commander Sergei Krikalev and Flight Engineer John Phillips.

In the photo below you can see the ISS pass beneath the constellation of Leo.

Below is the ISS approaching Jupiter and passing beneath the Leo Triplet.

Ok, so it didn't quite hit the bullseye but it came close :-)

The ISS is starting to fade now as it enters the Earth's shadow, passing between the legs of Virgo.

 
 

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