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PHOTOGRAPHER EXPLAINS HOW HE CAPTURED RARE SPACE STATION MOON PHOTO

PHOTOGRAPHER EXPLAINS HOW HE CAPTURED RARE SPACE STATION MOON PHOTO Last week, you probably heard a lot about the full 'snow moon,' the lunar eclipse, and even the faint green comet passing close to Earth. But the most stunning photo of the week involved none of those things. Florida photographer James Boone captured a series of photos Thursday night showing the International Space Station passing in front of the bright nearly-full moon, which is known as a lunar transit. It's an incredibly difficult feat to achieve -- many photographers plan and practice for years to be ready for such an occasion. That was indeed the case for James, who's a regular contributor of stunning weather photos to FOX 13 (see his other photos above or click over to his website). We asked him to elaborate a little on how he managed to get the shot, and if he had any advice for other astrophotographers out there.   More



(Source: FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay - Feb 14)

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