SOLAR TRANSIT OF ISS AND ATLANTIS
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Image of the solar transit of the
International Space Station (ISS) and Space Shuttle Atlantis (50 minutes after
undocking from the ISS, before return to Earth), taken from the area of Mamers
(Normandie, France) on september 17th 2006 at 13h 38min 50s UT.
Transit forecast (place, time...)
(click on the image below for the 100 % version)
The red dot is the location I chose on transit line, 120km
from home, after careful study of weather satellite images and forecasts.
(Copyright: NERC Satellite Receiving Station, Dundee University, Scotland, http://www.sat.dundee.ac.uk/; many thanks to Andrew Brooks)
The image has been published in various newspapers and magazines
(France, England, USA...)
and has been presented on CNN by Femi Oke in introduction to her weather bulletin on Oct 6th (thank you Femi!):