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STS-125 Atlantis and Hubble Solar Transit (200905130002HQ) | by NASA HQ PHOTO
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STS-125 Atlantis and Hubble Solar Transit (200905130002HQ)

In this tightly cropped image the NASA space shuttle Atlantis and the Hubble Space Telescope are seen in silhouette, side by side during solar transit at 12:17p.m. EDT, Wednesday, May 13, 2009, from west of Vero Beach, Florida. The two spaceships were at an altitude of 600 km and they zipped across the sun in only 0.8 seconds. Photo Credit: (NASA/Thierry Legault)

 

Thierry made this image using a solar-filtered Takahashi 5-inch refracting telescope and a Canon 5D Mark II digital camera. Photo Credit: (NASA/Thierry Legault)

 

You can see more of Thierry's fine work at: www.astrophoto.fr/

 

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Taken on May 14, 2009