View Full Version : Astrophoto: Atlantis Docked to the Station

2005-Oct-18, 07:27 PM
SUMMARY: This just blew my mind. Tom Gwilym from Renton, WA took this series of pictures of the space shuttle Atlantis (STS-112) docked to the International Space Station. The blurry pictures are the actual photos of the linkup, and the clear pictures are computer recreations to show their positions.

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2005-Oct-19, 11:40 AM
That is Awesome! It's tough enough to track it with binoculars, much less a scope. That's pretty good resolution for 250 odd miles away.

2005-Oct-19, 11:43 AM
This just blew my mind.


2005-Oct-25, 03:49 AM
I'd like to know if that can be done with off the shelf equipment and a lot of stacking and processing, or if it was something specialized and way too expensive to try and duplicate.
-Andy B