June 26, 2013 AT 8:42 am

Transit of Tiangong1 Chinese space station and Shenzhou-10 module

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Thierry Legault – Transit of Tiangong1 Chinese space station and Shenzhou-10 module.

White light solar transit of Shenzhou-10 module docked to Tiangong-1 Chinese station, taken from Southern France on June 16th 2013 at 12h14min50s UT.
Transit duration: 0.46 second. Distance to observer: 365 km. Speed in orbit: 7.4km/s (26500 km/h or 16500 mph). Takahashi TOA-150 refractor, Baader Herschel prism and Canon 6D (1/4000s, 100 ISO).


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