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'Bucket-list shot': Australian gets rare photo of space station in front of moon

27 Mar 2019, 06:22 UTC
'Bucket-list shot': Australian gets rare photo of space station in front of moon Ken Lawson/The Guardian

An amateur Australian astronomer who took a “perfect” photo of the International Space Station passing in front of the moon says it took him eight years to set up. Ken Lawson, from Geraldton in Western Australia, has been an avid astronomer and photographer since childhood. On 14 March he captured the shot of the space station passing between Earth and the moon, in perfect light, with a simple camera and telescope.

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