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In Alignment1844 viewsTaken 5/14/04
A beautiful warm evening here in the Los Angeles area. 95 degrees at my station in Altadena today. I spent the evening in the back yard to watch a visible pass of the International Space Station (ISS) and took some photos of the evening sky. The brightest object is Venus, the "Evening Star". Moving 45 degrees from Venus to the upper left you see Mars and then Saturn. A beautiful alignment of three of the visible planets.
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ISS Pass1909 viewsTaken 5/14/04
Taken just after sunset, looking North. This Time Exposure captured one of the rare visible passes of the International Space Station. The white line is the Space Station as it passes in front of the stars. This was a 74 Second Exposure at f4.5, ISO 400.
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ISS 4-12-082306 viewsNice pass of the International Space Station (ISS) tonight.
It was magnitude -2.1 brightness and passed from Northwest to the East.
This was taken with my new Canon 5D Digital SLR e/w 24-105MM lens.
138 Second Exposure, f4.5, ISO 100.
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Lightning 8/30/20172147 viewsI was sitting in my back yard enjoying a late Summer Thunderstorm. I actually SAW this Lightning Strike and didn't know the WeatherCam caught it until I was alerted by a loyal viewer, Brenna Snyder. Thanks Brenna!
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ISS 9/2/20172008 viewsGood pass of the International Space Station. From West to North-Northeast. Magnitude -3.0. This was brought to my attention by a local viewer who happened to be checking the WeatherCam image early in the morning. Thanks Leo !
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ISS 9-11-2015 2476 viewsAnother nice pass of the International Space Station caught early this morning. It was passing overhead from NW to NNE. Magnitude of brightness was -2.4

One of the Altadena WeatherCam's regular viewers, Leo, saw this and alerted me to the image. Thanks Leo!
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International Space Station4811 viewsTonight the Altadena WeatherCam caught an image of the International Space Station passing overhead. The Shuttle Atlantis (STS-122) was docked with the ISS.
The lighter dotted line is a passing airplane. The brighter line is the ISS and Shuttle. Magnitude of Brightness was estimated at -1.2
 
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