ISS solar transit | John Stetson

Photographer
John Stetson
Email
jstetson@maine.rr.com
Location of photo
Falmouth, Maine
Date/Time of photo
April 8, 2008 19h44m9s UT
Equipment
4" refractor, 90mm h-alpha solar filter, webcam
Description
The ISS had an angular diameter of 33.7" when it transited the an otherwise "blank" sun on the 8th. Dick and Yoko Belcher also observed this event. The transit took just over one second, but we were all able to see it as it appeared on the computer screen.