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ISS 4-12-08158 viewsNice pass of the International Space Station (ISS) tonight.
It was magnitude -2.1 brightness and passed from Northwest to the East.
This was taken with my new Canon 5D Digital SLR e/w 24-105MM lens.
138 Second Exposure, f4.5, ISO 100.

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278 viewsMe at one of the Waist Gunners position
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Old Guys Rule283 viewsStill getting used to the Quad a little. Andy and I were trying some jumps.
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On The Wrong Track215 viewsTaken 1/11/05
This photo taken along the Union Pacific Tracks by the Arroyo Las Posas in Somis, CA. After 5 days of heavy rain (14.38 inches at my station in Altadena) this river undermined the tracks and left them hanging high and dry. Unfortunately it took Fiber Optic Cables with it. AT&T, MCI, Sprint and Level 2 all experienced outages related to this slide.

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Meercat180 viewsI think this little guy was just as curious about me as I was about him. Taken at the San Diego Wild Animal Park.
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Shoot The Moon277 viewsThe final piece of Boeing's new generation of Delta IV Rocket Fleet lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on June 27, 2006. The Delta IV M (Medium Plus) left the pad at 20:33 hrs Pacific Daylight Time and rose into the colorful twilight accented by the thin Waxing crescent Moon. What you see is the vapor trail left over from the Liquid Rocket Motor.
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Firehawk228 viewsThe Sikorsky S-70 "Firehawk" is the civilian version of the U.S. Army's popular Blackhawk Helicopter. This Firehawk from L.A. County Fire can carry 1,000 Gallons of water.
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Too Close To Home338 viewsSaturday Evening, 9:07 PM, the Fire races up Brown Mountain. It was very intense. Those of us who stayed Despite Mandatory Evacuation Orders stood and watched.
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Hydrangea293 viewsTaken in my back yard.
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173 viewsPurple Orchid Taken at the Pasadena Farmers Market.
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Heading For Port193 viewsOne of the Tall Ships heading back into port. Tall Ships Festival Oxnard CA.
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Moonset181 viewsThe thin Waxing Crescent Moon was barely 2 days old when I captured this image on the evening of 9/27/03. Taken from Inspiration Point in the Angeles National Forest above Pasadena at about 4500 ft elev.
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