At the moment.... mostly about moths
Saturday, 21 March 2009
Just watched the International Space station fly over, managed to capture a few shots - see pic. The shapes at the side that you can see are the main solar panels, which as of recently are now complete. Had to use a 400mm lens at iso 1600 but with only 1/500 sec exposure. On the full size image it just looks like a bright dot, but when you blow it up you see the outline - quite good! It went directly overhead and was as bright as you ever see it. Takes maybe 4 mins to pass across the sky. Quite pleased with capturing this image,even though there's not much detail.