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

From: satcom (john@satcom.freeserve.co.uk)
Date: Sun Jul 16 2006 - 02:35:16 EDT

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    Both suggestions are something I'd like to try , but you have to take into 
    account the British weather !
    Its hard enough getting a clear sky at the exact time.....let alone setting 
    up two scopes in perfect unison  :O))
    
    
    Something for the future perhaps.
    
    John
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "JAY RESPLER" <jrespler@superlink.net>
    To: <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    Sent: Sunday, July 16, 2006 6:09 AM
    Subject: Re: Double Exposure : Two telescopes capture Discovery/ISS solar 
    transit
    
    
    > 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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