images with MINTRON 12V1C-EX and lens f=4.5 mm f/1.4
The field of view is about 70 x 56 degrees (pixel size 0.1 degrees).
ISS (1998-067A, 25544)
The ISS captured 2003 Sep 25 19:10:00 - 19:13:40 UTC.
345 frames each integrated for 0.64 seconds, stacked with Fitswork, aligned on the stars.
The ISS raises from the lower right corner of the image and enters the earth's shadow in Aquila.
ERS-1 (1991-050A, 21574) and
Envisat (2002-009A, 27386)
A flare from ERS-1 captured 2003 Sep 14 21:06:39 - 21:06:57 UTC.
14 frames each integrated for 1.28 seconds, stacked with Fitswork, aligned on the stars.
Envisat is just starting a long flare, which reached mag 0 about 15 -20 seconds later.
IRS-P2 (1994-068A, 23323)
Flashes from IRS-P2 captured 2003 Sep 13 20:00:11 - 20:02:40
A grey line is drawn just below the flashes.
58 frames each integrated for 2.56 seconds, stacked with Fitswork, aligned on the stars.
The satellite passed between alpha Oph and alpha Her. Hercules is in the upper, right corner, Aquila, Delphinus and
Sagitta in the upper left part of the image. Stars to mag 6 are visible.
The Moon was 90% lit and stood 10 degrees above the eastern horizon.
The flash period is approx. 11.8 seconds