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Szabolcs Nagy
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Solargraph project - 2017 first half
In 2016 I’ve been at the Astro Camp
organized by the Hungarian Astronomical Society in Tarjan. Two astronomers gave me 3 solargraphs, one I gave away for a good use to Northolt
Branch Astro, one was a test and this one. The solargraph was put out on 30 th J...
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Proper farewell to Thomas Pesquet and Oleg Novitskiy
It was a promising night with two very bright ISS pass, a possible SpaceX Dragon supply vehicle launch and some proper deep sky observation. Sadly the Dragon was grounded due weather circumstances, which wasn't the best news as I really wanted to give imagi...
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ISS marathon
First of all I must begin with the fact, that 2017 was a disappointing year so far in terms ISS close up imaging. Whenever I had time and had bright overhead passes, weather treated me poorly, never really helping me to achieve my plans. Especially now, whe...
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Monochrome era
A little heads up on what's about to come soon :) I've seen many of the planetary imagers working with mono cameras, which can give stunning results over the color ones. Therefore I have purchased a brand new Zwo ASI 120MM monochrome camera and a second han...
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ISS framek feldolgozas PIPP-el
Ezuttal a PIPP nevu csodas programrol szolnek par szot, igen sokoldalu szoftver melynek oriasi hasznat latjak az amator csillagaszok. Rettentoen jol dolgozik es egesz konnyu kiismerni, elsajatitani az alapokat. Jomagam leginkabb objektumok kozepre igazitasa...
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How to image the International Space Station (ISS)
More and more people (gladly) show a growing interest toward ISS these days, information about the overhead passes, transits are more accessible than ever. And let's be honest, who wouldn't be interested in a spacecraft we humans built, travelling 27.800 km...
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ISS solar transit - twice in a week
One of the rear occasions, when twice in a week time ISS crossing the disk of Sun and twice at perfectly clear sky. From London! :) For the first one was on the 17th of August -  I had to drive up near M1 motorway. I did not have a scope with me sadly, I wa...
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Mars challenge 2016
Sometime in December of  2015 I took a photo through my 200/1000 newton tube, when Mars was still far far away (248 million km away - angular diameter  4.9 arcsec) and it looked like a tiny reddish ball without any surface details. Then in January I did the...
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Tiangong-1 (Heavenly Palace) - Chinese Space Station
Tiangong-1 (Wikipedia) Tiangong-1  ( literally: "Heavenly Palace 1") is China's first  space station ,  serving as both a manned laboratory and an experimental  testbed  to demonstrate  orbital rendezvous  and docking capabilities.  Launched unmanned aboard...
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International Space Station transiting our Sun
I have been planning this for some time now, but somehow did not have any luck with the Sun these days. Today the predicted transit was about to happen at 12:35:28 from Wimbledon, United Kingdom. Weather The weather was splendid till about 12, when suddenly...
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