Spacecraft and Satellites

International Space Station (ISS)

12/19/2015

Date: 12/19/2015
Camera: Canon Rebel T4i
Telescope: 110mm f/7 ED refractor (Orion) with 2inch 4x barlow (Focal length with barlow= 3080)
Exposure: 3x1/1250 sec at ISO 1600, stacked using registax, sized to 150% and unsharp masked using gimp


12/18/2015

Date: 12/18/2015
Camera: Canon Rebel T4i
Telescope: 110mm f/7 ED refractor (Orion)
Exposure: 5x1/1600 sec at ISO 1600, stacked using registax, sized to 150% and unsharp masked using gimp



12/4/2015

Date: 12/04/2015
Camera: Canon Rebel T4i
Lens: Tamron 28-300 at 300mm and f/6.3
Exposure: 4x1/400 sec at ISO 1600, stacked using Registax, scaled up 150% and unsharp masked using gimp

About: At just over 40 arcseconds in angular diameter and moving quickly across the sky the International Space Station is difficult to photograph. It is tiny in this full crop with a 300mm lens. I look forward to photographing it with each of my telescopes to hopefully show more detail.

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