ISS transits

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Re: ISS transits

#11 Post by bbones » Wed May 04, 2016 8:11 am

Cheers Ross, tried to find some details on Heavens Above but keep getting site unavailable, does anyone know if its closed down? Also the app on my phone will not update.... :shock:

Bill

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Re: ISS transits

#12 Post by PMiskiw » Wed May 04, 2016 9:32 am

It appears down for me as well.
See this page Bill.
http://www.isitdownrightnow.com/heavens-above.com.html
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Re: ISS transits

#13 Post by bbones » Wed May 04, 2016 2:09 pm

Cheers Pete

Bit of a nuisance as wanted to check out the ISS info

I'm sure it will be somewhere else

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Re: ISS transits

#14 Post by bbones » Wed May 04, 2016 4:54 pm

Its back up :D and I have updated the App on my Android ;)

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Re: ISS transit, 5-May-2016

#15 Post by rwilkinson » Thu May 05, 2016 12:32 pm

I didn't manage to see it just looking through the eyepiece (it only lasted 0.4-sec!), but my neighbour Colin managed to get a rather good picture:
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Colin's picture through his Celestron 80mm f/5 achromat using a Panasonic GH4 at 1/2500-sec (400 ISO).
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If you look really carefully, can you see Tim Peake waving through the window? ;)

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