Endeavour and ISS – Ground-based 3D imaging and Solar Transits

The Bad Astronomy blog points out some gorgeous ground-based 3D imaging of STS-134 while docked with the international space station.

ISS_Endeavour_docked
Check out the 3D videos as well. You don’t need special glasses for some of them.

Some very high-resolution solar transit images were also obtained.
Endeavour and ISS against the sun
Remember, the orbiter and ISS are zooming overhead at 30000 kmph, meaning that a solar transit only lasts a fraction of a second. Capturing these images takes some very special tracking equipment.

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