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Photographer:

Gawie Hugo

Email:

ghugo@msnet.co.za

Location of Photo:

Bloemfontein, South Africa

Date/Time of photo:

24/12/2011 03:54 (UT+2)

Equipment:

Camera: Canon 20D Lens: EOS 18-55mm Aperture: F4 Focal Lenth: 18mm Exposure: 36sec ISO: 800 Tripod mounted, no drive. Location: 29 21' 14.1"E 26 00' 40.56" S

Description:

We had clouds since Lovejoy was visible in the Southern Hemosphere. This morning had clear skies for the first time and I went 30km out into the contryside to avoid the city lights. I could see the amazing tail since I got to my spot at 02:45 (UT+2) though the head was still under the horizon. The ISS passed overhead from WNW but only became visible at 03:12 as it went down SE.

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