Saturday, January 7, 2012

Dazzling Photos of the International Space Station Crossing the Moon!

by Ken Kremer on January 6, 2012
Moon and International Space Station
from NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas
This photo was taken in the early evening of Jan. 4, 2012. Equipment: Nikon D3S, 600mm lens and 2x converter, Heavy Duty Bogen Tripod with sandbag and a trigger cable to minimize camera shake. Camera settings: 1/1600 @ f/8, ISO 2500 on High Continuous Burst. Click to Enlarge. Credit: NASA
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Has the International Space Station (ISS) secretly joined NASA’s newly arrived GRAIL lunar twins orbiting the Moon?
No – but you might think so gazing at these dazzling new images of the Moon and the ISS snapped by a NASA photographer yesterday (Jan. 4) operating from the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.



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