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Subject: [Leica] Vandenberg Launch - Dec. 5, 2013
From: scottgregory at (Scott Gregory)
Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:30:57 -0500
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Very nicely done. I like that kind of "spray" coming off the bright tracking 
Thanks for sharing. 


> On Dec 6, 2013, at 1:43 PM, Paul Roark <roark.paul at> wrote:
> I thought you might enjoy seeing a photo I took last night of an Atlas V
> launch from Vandenberg (11:13 pm launch time).
> I have put it on my web page at
> It was taken from my back yard in Solvang, CA with a Zeiss 21mm Biogon wide
> open, iso 160 with the M9.  I had the camera on a cable release (as well as
> a tripod, or course) and started the exposure when I saw the rocket come
> into the scene. I ended the exposure when the discomfort of freezing
> outweighed seeing the tiny dot disappear completely.  (That is, I cut off
> before it did.)
> Paul
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