PhotographerOdilon Simões Corrêa
Location of photoAraxá, Brazil
Date/Time of photoOctober 12, 2008 - 23h 23m UT
Equipment10-inch Meade SC LX50 equipped with Orion Plössl 40mm eyepiece and Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX3 digital camera.
DescriptionThe camera was set up at motion picture mode (VGA - 30fps) and captured the ISS against the Moon in ten frames. They were combined and processed with Adobe Photoshop and Paint Shop Pro. The diameter of the ISS was 43 arc seconds and it took less than half a second to cross the Moon's disk. Prediction came from CalSky.com.