Rare ISS Double Solar Transit | James McAfee

James McAfee
Location of photo
Vancouver, WA
Date/Time of photo
September 3, 2012
Canon 5D Mark III William Optics FLT-110 Televue Powermate 2x Baader Astro-Solar Film
ISS transiting the Sun twice in one day, from the EXACT same geographic location. Location only a few hundred meters from the center-point for each pass in Vancouver, Washington. The passes were separated by 4 orbits. The distance to the ISS was about 570 km for pass 1, and 1024 km for pass 2.
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