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About this observation
Observer
Steve Knight
Time of observation
15/05/2020 - 01:54
Object
International Space Station
Observing location
Banbury
Equipment
Skywatcher 300mm f5 Newtonian
ASI174MM camera
Televue 2.5x Powermate
742nm filter
Watch House EQ platform
Exposure
0.423ms at gain of 250. x69 frames stacked.

Trying to image the ISS in the high beta season is a bit of a challenge.  This morning the ISS experienced night time for the first time for 3 days.  NASA feather the solar panels to create artificial shadows to stop the station overheating.

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