ISS – Venus transit | Theo Ramakers

Photographer
Theo Ramakers
Email
theo@ceastronomy.org
Location of photo
Social Circle, GA
Date/Time of photo
2010-09-25 16:38:04 ET
Equipment
Steelarvue SV80/90, DMK21AU04.AS
Description
No this is not the Moon, it is the cresent Venus as the ISS made a transit accross Venus from the driveway of a friend of mine. Frank Garner and I have been waiting a long time for this opportunity. Please note, this is a daytime pass at 4:38 P.M. local time. The sun is still 33 degrees high and 30 degrees from Venus. Venus was shining at a magnitude of -4.2 and the brightness of the ISS was -1.2,
Website
http://ceastronomy.org/tramakers