Photographer Phil McGrew said this photograph of the International Space Station traversing the face of the moon was the most technically challenging photograph…Read More »
he's ever taken. The shot involved a lot of data triangulation to make sure McGrew would be in the right place to see the ISS cross, visible here as a series of tiny dots. "Even if you miss it by half a mile the space station wont be across the moon," McGrew told LiveScience. Less «
The moon rises behind the Golden Gate Bridge and over the TransAmerica Tower in San Francisco.
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