Because this transit happened during daytime, I assumed Moon and ISS will be much more pale. But after setting up the scope it was clear to me that the light conditions were just perfect. Moon was really contrasty on my laptop screen which gave me hope for something really good to come.
Below on the equipment photos you can see my dobsonian telescope on an eq platform. It usually tracks the sky well, but lately not that well, presumably gears are wearing off (need to be fixed). But I realised if I apply some pressure on the platform, it tracks very accurately. I placed my accessory box (a wine box basically) and the car jack as extra weight onto the dobson base – couldn’t find large enough rock in the carpark. (laptop is on a plastic sheet, not on the wet ground )
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