Sigmonster tries to catch ISS over Manila

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Sigmonster tries to catch ISS over Manila

Wow...... seeing the very bright ISS (must be brighter than Venus) rise over the northwestern horizon and pass directly overhead is awe-inspiring. It was travelling much faster than I anticipated, way faster than a commercial jet at 30,000 feet when observed from the ground.

Tough to catch it via 1600 mm + 1.6 CF angle of view too! It was gone in a flash, before I can fine-tune my manual focus well. Here's one of the better shots I got earlier this evening.

Thanks to Paul Feng for the info posted in his recent thread:

http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/read.asp?forum=1019&message=31336745

Regards,

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