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tiabunna

Posted on 06/11/2017


Photo taken on May 21, 2017


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Southern Cross
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SMC Pentax-M 1:1.4 50mm


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Three satellites

Three satellites
From the heavens-above.com website I found that two Iridium satellites were to pass over us through the Southern Cross constellation. I wonder if this would be called a "double crossing"? :-) The third satellite was an unexpected bonus. One to view large.

Diane Putnam, Luiza Marilu Palacio Lu, Tractacus, Ecobird and 13 other people have particularly liked this photo


15 comments - The latest ones
Buck Ejitt
Buck Ejitt
To capture one in a photograph George is superb work,but three nonetheless is excellent work indeed!!!,a wonderful image that deserves a place on a wall!
2 months ago.
Bergfex
Bergfex
Excellent!
2 months ago.
Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen
Awesome shot.
2 months ago.
Judith Jannetta
Judith Jannetta
Wonderful image
2 months ago.
Fratton Parker
Fratton Parker
Wonderful. !!!!!!!!!!!!!
2 months ago.
LotharW
LotharW
That's great!
2 months ago.
Gudrun
Gudrun
Wow- satellite trails and millions of stars!
2 months ago.
Grisly (Roger)
Grisly (Roger)
A truly superb capture George , as good as it gets !
2 months ago.
Tacheles
Tacheles
That's great, George!
2 months ago.
Larry Drummond
Larry Drummond
Very remarkable image indeed !! Well done !!
2 months ago.
Pam J
Pam J
BRILLIANT George !!!

As a note.. I have been using Heavens Above for about 15 years now.. changed locations as well ! Excellent site that is.
2 months ago.
Rainer Blankermann
Rainer Blankermann
Stunning shot. Best seen in l a r g e !
2 months ago.
Ulrich John
Ulrich John
A wonderful sky-shot, George ! Wish you a very nice week ahead !
2 months ago.
Ecobird
Ecobird
Wow this is awesome George. How beautiful. A terrific shot
2 months ago.
Diane Putnam
Diane Putnam
Whoa, fabulous!!!

I never thought I was a great night sky observer, though tinkered with identifying a few constellations since childhood. When I was in Australia, I was shocked to look up and realize I recognized.....NOTHING! ;-b
5 weeks ago.