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another flying saucer

This time my camera was ready to go before it showed up, so I got a pretty nice long exposure. I've seen it circling the same area a few times now so I knew where to aim too. The only post processing here is some level adjustments. YOU CAN'T PROVE IT WASN'T ALIENS! >.>


Also, for a shot from within a city, the stars came out great here. I love how clear the Pleiades cluster showed up (the tight group centered on the right side) and Taurus right below (it looks like a sideways V). Perseus is roughly filling up the top center too but I've never been able to really point that one out on the fly anyways, same with Auriga but that's half hiding behind the tree at the bottom. Camelopardalis is sort of in the top left area, but it's not too well defined here.

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Taken on September 19, 2010