Our Solar System - Robert Arn
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Man Made Sun Spot

The International Space Station transiting the sun. Calculations for computing the event were done by calsky.com. From this location the ISS appeared in front of the sun for 1.6 seconds. Due to clouds and given the sun was only 14.1 degrees above the horizon, we cannot see much detail on the sun. According to spaceweather.com there are 2 very small, but noticeable sunspots when this image was taken. However the atmosphere prevented me from recording them in any detail.

Location: Livermore, CO
Date: 2012-11-04
Camera: Canon XSi (modified)
Telescope: WO 110 FLT
Other Optics: 2x Powermate
Mount: CGEM
Shot: Stacked
3x1/1000th second ISO 400
Processing: Photoshop, Topaz