RE: Links to Sun crossing sat images/movies?

From: Paul Grace (paulgrace@lookoutranch.com)
Date: Sat Apr 16 2011 - 18:32:04 UTC

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    Nice!
    
    We can also deduce that given the Sun's great distance, and Hubble's
    nearness, the Sun must be a great deal larger than Hubble.  Time to apply
    for a grant...
    
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    From: seesat-l-bounces+paulgrace=lookoutranch.com@satobs.org
    [mailto:seesat-l-bounces+paulgrace=lookoutranch.com@satobs.org] On Behalf Of
    legault@club-internet.fr
    Sent: Saturday, April 16, 2011 04:53
    To: seesat-l@satobs.org
    Subject: Re: Links to Sun crossing sat images/movies?
    
    Thomas, I have taken a passage of the HST in front of the Sun in December
    2007 from Florida:
    http://legault.perso.sfr.fr/hst_transit.html
    The HST is visible on 4 images of the series and the trajectory is
    consistent with the calculations of Calsky.
    Few satellites have this size, furthermore satellites that are not in low
    orbit, for example geostationary ones, cannot be photographed in front of
    the Sun because their angular size is much too low (the geostationary
    satellites are smaller than 0.05 arcsec).
    regards
     
    At 16:04 13/04/2011, Thomas Ashcraft wrote:
    Other than ISS and shuttle Sun crossing imaging, I am unable to find 
    links to images and movies of smaller Sun crossing sats.
    
    Any links appreciated and I am thanking you in advance.
    
    Thomas Ashcraft /  New Mexico
    ashcraft (at) heliotown.com
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