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#1 marktownley

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Posted 07 June 2020 - 03:55 AM

Pleased to have got this between the rain showers!  100mm scope stopped down to 60mm to give f16 at the filter and camera.

 

49979931852_8da423b793_o.giftransit-BHS by Mark  Townley, on Flickr

 

49979675436_f31e8366cc_o.jpgspace-station-crop by Mark  Townley, on Flickr

 

Looking forward to the next one!

 

Mark


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Posted 07 June 2020 - 05:07 AM

Great catch Mark!



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Posted 07 June 2020 - 06:06 AM

Excellent!

I have to ask if you set out to get this or did you find it in post.

Either way, VERY nice.

Thanks



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Posted 07 June 2020 - 08:10 AM

waytogo.gifVery nice catch Mark!  Is that with a Ca K filter?



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Posted 07 June 2020 - 08:24 AM

 Nice work



#6 sunnyday

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Posted 07 June 2020 - 08:28 AM

it's crazy how we can forget how quickly iss goes around the earth.
very beautiful shots.
well done and thank you.



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Posted 07 June 2020 - 08:45 AM

Awesome shot, thanks!

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Posted 07 June 2020 - 09:22 AM

Excellent!
I have to ask if you set out to get this or did you find it in post.
Either way, VERY nice.
Thanks

This is one source for finding Solar and Lunar transits. I have used it many times and the information is usually spot on.

https://transit-finder.com/
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Posted 07 June 2020 - 09:23 AM

Phenominal capture and processing Mark.

Edited by PhotonJohn, 07 June 2020 - 01:19 PM.


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Posted 07 June 2020 - 11:37 AM

This is one source for finding Solar and Lunar transits. I have used it many times and the information is usually spot on.

https://transit-finder.com/

Thanks John

One more thing to play with!


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Posted 07 June 2020 - 01:16 PM

Thanks John
One more thing to play with!

Transit finder is a good site and every attempt I have made at capturing a transit has occurred at exactly the time and location they predicted. You should check the site before you head out to do a capture. The altitude of the ISS is changed regularly. When this occurs the center of the chord will change. Lately, transit finder maps is having an issue. Normally it will show a satellite and ground view of the of the imaging site.
This is a transit captured 12/7/2019 from Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, 33 miles from my home. It's a nice image but not nearly as cool as Mark's production.

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#12 philmor56

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Posted 07 June 2020 - 02:05 PM

Transit finder is a good site and every attempt I have made at capturing a transit has occurred at exactly the time and location they predicted. You should check the site before you head out to do a capture. The altitude of the ISS is changed regularly. When this occurs the center of the chord will change. Lately, transit finder maps is having an issue. Normally it will show a satellite and ground view of the of the imaging site.
This is a transit captured 12/7/2019 from Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, 33 miles from my home. It's a nice image but not nearly as cool as Mark's production.

attachicon.gifS12719cn.jpg

Really cool John!

I've got it bookmarked and it's on my list.

Thanks again. 


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Posted 07 June 2020 - 02:43 PM

Fun video, thanks.



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Posted 07 June 2020 - 03:11 PM

This is one source for finding Solar and Lunar transits. I have used it many times and the information is usually spot on.

https://transit-finder.com/

Hmm... It shows a nice solar transit that I can catch from right outside my apartment building at around 2:30 on June 19. Now I have to decide whether I should take a vacation day, just for that...

 

The Lunt Herschel wedge currently being shipped to me may increase my motivation.


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Posted 07 June 2020 - 11:55 PM

Ridiculous! 



#16 marktownley

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Posted 08 June 2020 - 01:15 AM

Thanks for the kind comments and likes.  Yes, was taken with a CaK filter.



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Posted 08 June 2020 - 02:42 AM

Great shot and animation Mark! Glad the showers gave you time in between to image. 

 

Roberto




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