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The #ISS imaged by Chris Hooker of Newbury Astronomical Society.

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2785 days ago

The #ISS imaged by Chris Hooker of Newbury Astronomical Society.

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Joon123 2599 days ago

Wow.

GypsumFantastic 2779 days ago

Getting the ISS in the frame that's the hard part with this kind of equipment - it moves *very* quickly compared to the size of the frame. Well done Mr Hooker!

VirtualAstro 2779 days ago

This #ISS image was taken using a 250mm (10inch) Orion Newtonian telescope, Alt AZ mount, Imaging Source DMK web cam and software, 3 X Barlow lens and Registax processing software. The scope was guided by hand.

mlanger 2779 days ago

Great shot of the #ISS taken by a ground-based telescope.

todonobie 2779 days ago

nice job mr. hooker! if u don't mind me askin, what instrumentation did u use for that picture?

tourmaline1973 2780 days ago

Awesomeness!

VirtualAstro 2780 days ago

This is what the #ISS looks like through a telescope up close if you missed it tonight due to clouds.

genejm29 2784 days ago

VERY sweet shot of the #ISS Incredible to think this is ground based!

VirtualAstro 2784 days ago

This is what the #ISS looks like through a telescope up close

VirtualAstro 2785 days ago

This is what the #ISS looks like if you can follow it with a telescope.

foundonmars 2785 days ago

I can't even get a shot of the moon hand held without it looking like a banana - well done!

benaud 2785 days ago

Wow. Just Wow. Tracked by hand? How is this even possible? Brilliant.

VirtualAstro 2785 days ago

This #ISS image was taken with a webcam and 10inch Newtonian, tracked by hand!

nicfleet 2785 days ago

Nice - given Chris's obvious hand-eye co-ordination abilities I suggest he takes up tennis :-)