From: Jonathan T Wojack (
Date: Wed Apr 25 2001 - 13:54:20 PDT

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    > I tried the video last night and got the ISS&STS combo to drift 
    > through
    > the field about a dozen times. But there were several problems. 
    > First
    > the thing is so bright it was saturated. I'll need to filter. 
    > Second,
    > I'm concerned about the movement through the field of a 1250mm lens 
    > (C5
    > telescope).  Does anyone know if it will be possible to get images 
    > off
    > video with such a lens? Has anyone done this, or will I have to 
    > design
    > a device that will follow the spacecraft?
    Were you able to capture any visibility of structure in the complex
    (i.e., did it appear as something more than a very bright, perhaps fuzzy,
    point of light?
    Jonathan T. Wojack       
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