International Space Station (ISS) Crosses the disk of Sun
DO NOT observe the sun without special filters!
18.24hours Tuesday 3rd May
Longitude= 5?00'41″W Latitude=+51?38'53″ (WGS84) Distance=2.19 km Azimuth=178.8? S Path direction= 88.8? E ground speed=9.833 km/s width=8.0 km max. duration=2.3 seconds.
The centre point is on the image attached below, but should be viewable to a 8km wide path across the county.
The satellite passes in front of the sun; the event may be observed using a small telescope or camera with a telephoto lens equipped with special mylar filters for the sun. The direction and distance to the center line on earth is given.