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650 viewsOK, so now the Raccoon is posing for the camera :-)May 20, 2013
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Another Day In Paradise435 viewsWhile it wasn't the most exceptional pass of the ISS, it was a good pass for photography. The ISS passed from Northwest to North-Northeast at only 58 degrees above the horizon but it was very bright at -3.4 Magnitude of Brightness.
This image was a 2 minute exposure at f6.3, ISO 100. The North Star is just right of center and is a precise dot while the other stars near the edge of the frame are streaked because of the Earth's rotation. The clouds are blurred because of their movement in the wind.
Jan 04, 2012
Draconid Meteor 11207 viewsThe October Draconids, in the past also unofficially known as the Giacobinids, are a meteor shower whose parent body is the periodic comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner. A Draconid meteor shower is expected to happen in early October of 2011, and the best nights for viewing are expected to be October 8–10. The Draconids are best viewed after sunset in an area with a clear dark sky. They are swift and short in length. The Altadena WeatherCam caught this one the evening before the expected peak.Oct 12, 2011
Double Rainbow 9/4/20111862 viewsA high pressure system over the four corners area combined with a low pressure system off the southern california coast steered subtropical moisture into Southern California this evening. This provided Altadena residents with rare summer showers and a thunderstorm this evening.

This double Rainbow was seen at Sunset.
Sep 06, 2011
Lightning 9/4/2011956 viewsThis was the best shot.Sep 06, 2011
Lightning 9/4/2011635 viewsThe lightning lasted for about 10 minutes as the cell moved overhead.Sep 06, 2011
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