Re: Double Exposure : Two telescopes capture Discovery/ISS solar transit

From: JAY RESPLER (jrespler@superlink.net)
Date: Sun Jul 16 2006 - 02:09:19 EDT

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    ALLEN THOMSON wrote:
    > 
    > satcom <john@satcom.freeserve.co.uk> wrote:    > Yesterday afternoon
    > fellow UK observer Chris Batty joined me on the Wirral coast to capture a
    > solar transit by ISS and Discovery.We set up two identical telescopes
    > just a couple of meters apart.
    > 
    > It would be interesting to get synchroni[sz]ed two-telescope observations
    > with a large enough separation that there would be a measurable parallax.
    > That way you could measure the distance to the satellite. 
    
    You could also get some nice 3D pictures of ISS in front of sun.
    -- 
    Jay Respler
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