Guy takes incredible photo of ISS flying by moon

July 8, 2015 6:04 PM

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All it took for Dylan O'Donnell to capture this image from his perch in southeastern Australia of the International Space Station (visible in the upper-right part of the frame) passing in front of the moon: a Canon camera set to burst mode, a Celestron telescope, and a quick eye, per his website.

The European Space Agency says the amateur photographer took the photo on June 30 as the ISS, soaring 250 miles above the Earth, flew by at almost 18,000mph, meaning it was only in view for about a third of a second.

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