ISS solar transit w/AR1057 | Peter Stetson, John Stetson

Photographer
Peter Stetson, John Stetson
Email
jstetson@maine.rr.com
Location of photo
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Date/Time of photo
March 25, 2010 11h10m35s
Equipment
5" refractor, a white-light solar filter, and a webcam
Description
The International Space Station had an angular diameter of 37 arcseconds as it transited our sun this morning as seen from Kettle Cove State Park in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. It was our good fortune that a solar active region was also in the picture. It is great to think that we are beyond solar minimum.