Amazing view of the International Space Station

March 16, 2010 12:23 by scibuff

Last night Chris Hooker took this amazing photo of the International Space Station flying over. Although it takes a mid-sized telescope to see the station this close, it is also easily visible with naked eye if you know when and where to look.

International Space Station through telescope

International Space Station through telescope - Credit: Chris Hooker

For more information about visible passes of the station (and other satellites) in your area visit Heavens-Above service. To see latest images of the station visit the Space Station gallery and follow @SpaceStationPix. The gallery also includes photos from the Low-Earth Orbit taken by JAXA Astronaut and Expedition 22 member href=”http://twitter.com/astro_soichi”>Soichi Noguchi.