Saturday, January 7, 2012

Fly me to the Moon (JSC 2012)

Full Resolution detail from an image released by NASA/Johnson Space Center in Houston. The International Space Station can be seen in this multiple high-speed exposure as it sails through the line of sight between Houston and the waxing Moon on Wednesday evening, January 4, 2012. At the time of the local flyover ISS was at an altitude of 390.8 kilometers. The NASA JSC photographer captured this view with a Nikon D3S with 600mm lens and 2X converter, Heavy Duty Bogen Tripod with sandbag and trigger cable to minimize vibration. Camera settings were 1/1600 @ f/8, ISO 2500 on High Continuous Burst [NASA].

JSC2012-E-017827 (4 Jan. 2012) --- high res (0.2 M) low res (61 K)