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Japanese B747 at Tokyo Narita - Milan Malpensa route (flight JL417) is crossing the moon at UM984 over Radom.



Synta 1200mm/f4.7

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Comments (11)
Posted by Vic. Louie on February 23, 2009

A beautiful shot Grzegorz.

Posted by ricky_07 on December 06, 2008

Great capture Grzegorz! Absolutely fantastic.

Posted by on December 06, 2008

People...This is PURE spectacle...

Posted by Grzegorz Tuszyñski on December 04, 2008

Thank you Steve! The name of the telescope is Synta 10" (10 inches). By the way: when you will be going to visit Poland, please let me know, maybe we will have occasion to meet and you will try it yourself, but I'm warning - there's no Image Stabilizer :-)

Posted by Steve Morris on December 03, 2008

I love your added comment Grzegorz I’ve been there! Heart beating faster, will it, won’t it, the let down of a near miss followed by the resolution to keep trying. I know that luck is only a small part of capturing a shot like this, and I’d like to congratulate you on your patience, dedication and above all the quality of your telescope images. I don’t know what telescope you’re using but it sure beats my Canon 600mm + 2.0X converter!

Posted by Steve on December 02, 2008

That is a stunning photo. Hope I get a chance to see somthing like that one day.

Posted by Saurabh Patel on December 01, 2008

My current desktop background is your other 747 shot over the moon. Now i will change the background to this one. Amazing shots man. keep them coming.

Posted by Vishal Jolapara on November 18, 2008

I dont know why this photo isnt a Screeners Choice but, its damn sure gonna be this week's PCA. You got my vote, Great Shot Grzegorz, Love it ♥ ♥ ♥.......

Posted by Christian Singer on November 18, 2008

Wonderful shot! I wish I could get such a pic one day.

Posted by Grzegorz Tuszyñski on November 18, 2008

Christian, sometimes dreams are getting true, I wish you good luck in realizing it. Few years ago it was also my dream, to have equipment and luck for this kind of photo, and just look what happend ;-) Randall - yes, it was really amazing, when after 5 days of planes flying just inches from the moon, without hope I was observing this 747, ready with my telescope and I realize that he will pass exactly like I wanted! In that moment the most difficult was to stay calm and keep waiting for him :-)

Posted by Randall Johnson on November 17, 2008

Well done! Magnificent! I can only imagine the patience required.

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