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Re: Astronomy photos

Post by IANK » March 2nd, 2011, 7:47 pm

Cloud stayed away enough to have another go at the ISS this evening.

A lot of blurred images but did get these: :)

Heading towards me from the West
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Heading away to the East
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Re: Astronomy photos

Post by MANOFKENT » March 2nd, 2011, 9:00 pm

Excellent!!

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Re: Astronomy photos

Post by Anmer » March 2nd, 2011, 9:03 pm

Blimey. That second one is brilliant. Well done Ian.
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Re: Astronomy photos

Post by KineticChris » March 2nd, 2011, 9:30 pm

Very good does it have a transponder and have you done the silhouette yet?


:D :D :D
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Re: Astronomy photos

Post by MANOFKENT » March 4th, 2011, 1:46 pm

Thought I might try to get a blow-up, and although it's understandably blurred, I have eliminated pixelation.

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Re: Astronomy photos

Post by IANK » March 13th, 2011, 8:38 pm

The moon this evening - 13th March

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Re: Astronomy photos

Post by MANOFKENT » June 28th, 2011, 1:42 am

Just another tester.
Canon 40D
400mm Lens
1/125
f5.6
ISO200

Info gave no indication of AV AF or whatever.

Just a bit of touching up and enlarged with PhotoZoom Pro 4, and PS.
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Re: Astronomy photos

Post by satcom » September 22nd, 2011, 3:21 pm

Here's a heads up for tomorrow...and the photo op of the month!

We have been tracking UARS a US satellite that is about to re enter
This 6 tonne heap of junk will crash through the atmosphere in the next 24 hours.
Its likely to re enter between 1500 and midnight BST tomorrow.Problem is no one can yet predict where the bits will land.

If the satellite survives until late evening the orbits will start to cross the UK and Europe.
Even though the satellite will be in shadow , if it starts to glow , you'll see it !

Debris will be scattered along a 500 mile corridor of the Earths surface...but hopefully , it will all land in the Pacific.

If you miss this one , there's another coming down in a few weeks....and then a further Japanese military bird after that [ I wonder if the japanese will shoot it down ? ]

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Re: Astronomy photos

Post by IANK » December 9th, 2011, 7:36 pm

The moon this evening.
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Re: Astronomy photos

Post by IANK » January 12th, 2012, 8:47 pm

Just a reminder that Stargazing Live returns at 8:30 Monday evening and runs for 3 days on BBC2 & BBC HD

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Re: Astronomy photos

Post by IANK » February 3rd, 2012, 6:59 pm

The moon this evening
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Re: Astronomy photos

Post by IANK » March 27th, 2012, 10:32 am

The Moon & Venus taken last night. There was also a contrail running through the moon at the time
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