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    Possibly one of the best shots ever?

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      Possibly one of the best shots ever?

      This guy has 0.8 seconds to take a picture of the Space Shuttle as it crossed the sun on its mission to repair the space shuttle. The results perfect timing and amazing pictures.









      An amateur astronomer named Thierry Legault took this unbelievable photo of the Space Shuttle Atlantis silhouetted by our massive sun -- and you won't believe what it took to get the shot.

      The shuttle (which is only 37m long and has a 24m wingspan) was traveling 17,500 mph at 350 miles above the Earth's surface -- and Lagault says he only had .8 seconds to get the shot. The sun looms in the background a mere 91 million miles away.

      We're not going to get into what kind of equipment, settings and preparation it took -- because we're too busy staring at the pic to get into it. But you can check out another amazing shot on the dude's website.
      Coolest Photo Taken in the History of EVER | TMZ.com

      Hats off to the guy behind the camera that's a once in a life time shot


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      Re: Possibly one of the best shots ever?

      NASA have it on their website.

      NASA - Transiting the Sun
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      Re: Possibly one of the best shots ever?

      Heres mine of the shuttle passing in front of the moon ....
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      Re: Possibly one of the best shots ever?

      Yours is fake!

      I know that because you have photoshopped the other 2 out.
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      Re: Possibly one of the best shots ever?

      The shuttle is up there fixing the telescope that went past earlyer...
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