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Fluffed it! Moon and ISS
« on: October 10, 2013, 05:38:33 PM »
You could see the International Space Station fly across the sky (it moves fast!) and across the moon tonight from parts of Ireland. Unfortunately I fluffed the photo... I exposed for the moon, not realising that the ISS would be a lot less bright until I reviewed the photos afterwards. A longer telephoto would have helped, but I don't have one.
So, if you ever get to see this, over-expose for the moon or be smarter than me....
The ISS is the few pixels in about the centre of the image....
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Re: Fluffed it! Moon and ISS
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2013, 03:58:15 PM »
I think you did great to catch it like that.  I tried to catch it one time without the moon and it was way too fast for me.   I'm not sure, but I suspect that even with a longer focal length, the ISS would still just be a dot.
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