April 06 2021 - Something different!

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April 06 2021 - Something different!

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Something a little different! The ISS passing in front of the sun in white light and a bonus prom shot for good measures!
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Quick story, I actually forgot the counterweight and shaft so i had to mount the scope and support the weight of the Esprit 150 and the EQ8RH head.

If you want a giggle, you can watch the shakey footage here: https://www.instagram.com/p/CNV68GZpwOH/


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That was some video!!! This turned out great despite your issues
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All of these are impressive, Simon! The ISS is really sharp against the solar disc. I also like the color you have chosen for the bottom image.


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Beautiful Simon.


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That's really quite excellent Simon, especially when you watch the instagram video. I've got an ISS transit on sunday afternoon I want to have a go at if the weather allows - forecast is good at the moment!


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Well done despite the issues. Thanks for sharing.


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Very cool Simon !

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Post by H-Alpha »

Amazing achievement and photos Simon!!! :bow

Can you please share the camera and frame rate that you used?

Also the colours are very unusual and beautiful. Can you please explain how you made them? You first inverted them and then?

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Just amazingly crisp and dramatic images. Well done sir.


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Hi,

Excellent.


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Post by Montana »

That is a miracle that you caught that!!! you get 10 stars just for effort :lol:

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