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Com'on Lets Jump Some More1034 viewsOnce Leila found her way onto the trampoline we couldn't get her off. Age: 1yr 3mos.
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Cloud Spill1362 viewsTaken from the 6000 ft level along the Angeles Crest Highway. the marine layer in the Los Angeles Basin can be seen spilling over the front range of the San Gabriel Mountains.
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1415 viewsNext order of business was to get Antenna #4 ready to handle traffic. This 9 Meter Dish would handle traffic while we cleaned up the 32 Meter Dishes.

John Bartman (left)
and Shane Edmonston discuss the process.

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1369 viewsOne day, just as the Sun was setting, this furry Tarantula came to visit. He was quite friendly and docile.

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1701 viewsNot until you arrive in the parking lot, do you truly appreciate the magnitude of these huge antennae. Each of the three large dishes measures 105 feet in diameter.

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Desert Five Spot966 viewsAnother view of the rare Desert Five Spot.
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Starry Night3173 viewsA cold Winter Storm blew through the area March 11, 2006. I had just installed the WeatherCam and was lucky to catch this glimpse of the Hills dusted with snow down to the 2000 foot level.
(34 votes)
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Taurid Meteor2144 viewsTaurid Meteor shower. The Taurids are linked to debris from comet 2P/Enke, and roughly every 3 years there is an outburst as Earths orbit intersects the debris cloud. They appear to eminate from the Constellation Tauris. They can be very bright.
(15 votes)
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Too Close To Home1346 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.
(4 votes)
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Finishing Touches1627 viewsGeorge Thomas applies the finishing touches

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1518 viewsWith everything cleaned up and maintenance complete, the Triunfo Pass Satellite Earth Station was ready for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.
All there was left to do was . . . . Wait.

(4 votes)
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Hydrangea1185 viewsTaken in my back yard.
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