My First ISS Transit on the Sun

Giuseppe Petricca
Location of photo
La Spezia, Liguria, Italy
Date/Time of photo
04/07/15 - 09:17 CEST
Canon EOS 700D with Samyang 500mm f/6.3 Catadrioptic Lens and Astrosolar Filter
An ISS Solar (or Lunar) Transit is not a rare event, but it becomes when you cannot move a lot to reach the transit zone. This morning I managed to do it for my first time, catching the dark silhouette of the ISS in front of our Sun! It was an amazing experience!
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