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Squall514 viewsRemnants of a storm which blew through the Southern California area. Heavy rain can be seen falling in the distance. Taken from the end of the Oceanside Pier.
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Pot-O-Gold462 viewsLooks like I could hike up and find the pot of gold at the end of this rainbow. Looking Northeast from my Backyard.
(8 votes)
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Minotaur 4242 viewsSeptember 22, 2005 marked the first Vandenberg AFB dusk launch in nearly three years. The Minotaur booster Lifted off from south Vandenberg just after 19:24 PDT, the start of a 16-minute launch window.
This fourth photo gives you some perspective and an idea of how much this filled the sky. It was awesome. The Pasadena Courthouse and a large tree are visible in the foreground. Venus can still be seen about 10-15 degrees above the horizon.

(4 votes)
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Full Rainbow347 views
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Com'on Lets Jump Some More257 viewsOnce Leila found her way onto the trampoline we couldn't get her off. Age: 1yr 3mos.
(6 votes)
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Full Moon At Triunfo Pass172 viewsI've been spending some time at the AT&T Satellite Earth Station nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains near Malibu, CA.
Since it was clear, warm, and there was a Full Moon, I thought I'd try some more night shots of the Earth Station.
The Full Moon was illuminating the huge 32 Meter Dish on Antenna #3.
This is a 30 second exposure at f6.3 ISO400.
An airplane happened to be by passing by during the exposure.
It makes it look like a shooting star.

(3 votes)
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Dumont By Moonlight284 viewsThe Full Moon was illuminating the Sand Dunes at Dumont Dunes, CA located near Death Valley. It was a nice evening with temperatures in the 70's. This photo was taken March 3rd, 2007 just before 9:00 pm. It was a 20 second exposure @ f3.5 (ISO 400) taken with my Canon Digital Rebel.
(3 votes)
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270 viewsMy Father-In-Law Ron Hanke at the Radio Operators position.
(3 votes)
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Amargosa River289 viewsAndy crosses the Amargosa River.
(3 votes)
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An Apple A Day182 viewsThis Squirrel was really enjoying the apple. He munched on it for quite a while while I took photos of him. Taken at San Clemente State Beach Campground.
(3 votes)
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Lady Bugs156 viewsThis photo, as well as the other Lady Bug photo was taken at the 8000 ft level of Mount Waterman in the San Gabriel Mountains. I was surprised to see so many in one place at one time. Looks like they're enjoying themselves.
(3 votes)
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Starry Night1700 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.
(28 votes)
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