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Old 14-12-2009, 11:41 AM
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Space Station viewing by Amatuer

Here's a good report on what is possible with our gear.

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/20...en-from-earth/

Anyone else viewed it?
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Old 14-12-2009, 02:58 PM
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pretty amazing, was a bit disturbed by the comments people are leaving. Good indicator of the level of nutcases out there ie. "there is no space station or shuttle or astronauts, its just a conspiracy budget to cover up weapons spending" :sadeyes ::sadeye s:
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Old 14-12-2009, 06:19 PM
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Yeah, I also image the ISS. It's a pretty fun target, and all you need is a dob. I hand track the station while following through my finderscope - it doesn't take much at all.

Here are some images from a pass a week or two ago:

http://fc07.deviantart.net/fs50/f/20...y_Chrissyo.jpg

And here are my best ISS images:

http://fc07.deviantart.net/fs28/f/20...y_Chrissyo.jpg

Good fun!
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Old 14-12-2009, 06:36 PM
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I have yet to try it with my Dob, to cloudy every time it passes.
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