The astrophotographer Mehmet Ergün has accomplished a remarkable and gloriously beautiful feat: after planning for two weeks, he travelled 300 kilometers by car to Einöd in Germany, a ten-hour journey, taking 35 Kg of equipment to take a photograph at a 1-second precise moment. It was for the International Space Station’s transit in front of the Sun on the 25th April 2021.

For the specialists, his equipment included :

DayStar Gemini, FlatCap

SharpStar 121SDQ

Rainbow RST-135

QHY174M

Baader D-ERF

TS 0,5 2″ Reducer

Hinode Solar Guider

… all Chinese to me !!

Updated/maj. 23-11-2021

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