The International Space Station (ISS) visits Taurus and Venus

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Exposure: Taken 4-9-07. Approximately 60 seconds.
Location: Chaparral, NM.
Processing: Raw conversion in ImagesPlus.
Levels, curves adjusted in Photoshop.
Equipment: Canon 300d (modified)
18-55mm zoom lens working at approximately 35mm f/5. ISO 800.
Notes: In this time exposure, the ISS is seen passing through Taurus - the Bull.  The bull's head and horns are the "V" in the upper left corner. Venus is the brightest object in the frame.  Above and to the right of Venus lie the Pleiades also known as the Seven Sisters.

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