The International Space Station just pulled off the photobomb of a lifetime

The International Space Station just pulled off the photobomb of a lifetime

The hotly anticipated total solar eclipse passed over the United States on Monday (Aug 21). Heading southeast, it passed over a narrow and long swath of the country. Also making an appearance—as it often does for astrophotographers—was the International Space Station.

The International Space Station, with a crew of six onboard, is seen in silhouette during a partial solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017. Banner, Wyoming.

Captured by NASA photographer Joel Kowsky while looking up from Banner, Wyoming, perfectly timed images show a tiny ISS passing in front of the sun.

A closer look:

Could be mistaken for a sun spot.

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