Completing an orbit of our fairer planet in 90 minutes, it is easy to spot the International Space Station visually like a very bright star moving through the night sky. Have you seen it yet?
Next time you will realize the position of more than 20 consecutive years of human presence in space. In fact, the crew Expedition 1 to the ISS landed with an orbital outpost about 400 km from Earth on November 2, 2000.
No telescope is needed to detect the ISS flickering in the night. But this telescope’s field of view reveals the remarkable details of the space station captured as it passed through the waning ape moon on November 3, 2020, just a day after the era milestone. time.
The well-timed telescopic snapshot also contains the location of another awe-inspiring human achievement. About 400,000 km away, the Apollo 11 landing site on the quiet, dark Tran Sea lies to the right of the ISS silhouette.