TITLE

Incredible Image: Atlantis and ISS Transit the Sun

PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Amateur Astronomy Magazine;Fall2010, Issue 67, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the image of the transit of the space shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station across the face of the Sun on May 16, 2010, which was captured by French astrophotographer Thierry Legault.
ACCESSION #
64369713

 

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