ISS passing directly beneath Polaris

ISS Crossing Polaris

While preparing for the Perseid Meteor Shower I was practicing long exposure techniques, and knew the International Space Station would be passing over, so I set up my camera and began shooting. I had no idea ISS would pass directly beneath Polaris, the North Star!

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patnmikes says ... on Monday, Aug 12 at 8:55 AM

This is a great capture! It doesn't just happen by accident, it must have been in the stars to take that pic! Thanks for sharing.

Mate says ... on Tuesday, Aug 13 at 10:10 AM

No way you didnt see this coming! :) If you didnt, some statisticians probably just committed suicide :) Btw, which iss-tracker do you use? coz the alerts i get, just say max height and the start-end of transits :( Respect, Mate (Budapest, HU)

Ben says ... on Tuesday, Aug 13 at 10:55 AM

Really lovely capture I haven't seen any meteors yet, but I am looking at the ISS keenly when it is flying over!

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