Satellite on solar disk | Richard Schmidt

Richard Schmidt
Location of photo
Washington DC
Date/Time of photo
Dec 2, 2013 19:34:21 UT
Lunt LS100 solar telescope, Basler aca640-100gm camera, Genika Astro software.
An unknown satellite with a long boom arm crosses the solar disk, moving to the East at 1.05 degrees/second. The Sun was at altitude 19 degrees, azimut 218 degrees. The actual total elapsed time for these frames was 36 milliseconds.
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