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posted by cmn32480 on Sunday July 05 2015, @05:45PM   Printer-friendly
from the kinda-makes-you-feel-small dept.

In an article from 9 News Australia, photographer Dylan O'Donnel gives us a stunning view of the ISS against the backdrop of the moon.

With the space station rocketing around the Earth at approximately 27,600 km/h, astrophotograher Dylan O'Donnell had less than a second to capture the incredible moment using his telescope and digital camera.

In this image, the space station was roughly 400km above Mr O'Donnell's home town of Byron Bay in New South Wales, but even at this distance, the distinct shape and features of the orbital outpost are clearly visible, including its solar panels and various pressurised modules.

The original hi-resolution photo can be found here.


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  • (Score: 4, Informative) by inertnet on Sunday July 05 2015, @07:10PM

    by inertnet (4071) on Sunday July 05 2015, @07:10PM (#205350)

    You should start your days with APOD then. I've been taking coffee and APOD in the morning for about 18 years now. Best way to start your day.

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  • (Score: 2) by gman003 on Sunday July 05 2015, @07:13PM

    by gman003 (4155) on Sunday July 05 2015, @07:13PM (#205351)

    I already do. Like I said, I can always use more cool pics of space.