An Iridium Flare and a Delphinus

Photographer
Giuseppe Petricca
Email
gmrpmail@gmail.com
Location of photo
Pisa, Tuscany, Italy
Date/Time of photo
21/06/15 - 02:54 CEST
Equipment
Canon EOS 700D with 18-55mm IS STM Lens
Description
Iridium Flare taken tonight around 2am local time (CEST) produced by the Iridium 54 satellite, forward antenna, of a magnitude of -7.0 and easily visible even from the city center of Pisa! The little constellations of Delphinus and Equuleus are in the picture, while the bright star high in the right corner is Altair, in the Aquila constellation.
Website
http://www.astrobin.com/users/gmrphotographer/
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