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#1 SPARATORE

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Posted 12 February 2020 - 09:36 PM

Last night... the skies in N. CA were crystal clear without any thermal air effects. The Moon was bright at 93% illumination, prefect for imaging. 

 

Enjoy, Don

 

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Posted 13 February 2020 - 02:35 AM

Wow.... great shot Don.


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Posted 13 February 2020 - 04:28 AM

Nice one, Don!

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Posted 13 February 2020 - 01:47 PM

Wow is a good description.  Very nice image, Don.  :)


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Posted 13 February 2020 - 02:52 PM

Wow.... great shot Don.

 

Peter:

 

I appreciate you stopping in and your remarks. The conditions were spot on and I manged to get all the knobs and controls in the correct positions. 

 

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Posted 13 February 2020 - 02:54 PM

Nice one, Don!

 

Herman: Thanks for your remarks. 

 

Don

 

Wow is a good description.  Very nice image, Don.  :)

 

Mark:

 

Thanks for dropping in and your kudo. It was a good night.

 

Don

 

 


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Posted 15 February 2020 - 07:10 AM

Very contrasty. l like it.


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Posted 17 February 2020 - 06:32 PM

Very contrasty. l like it.

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Thanks for the comment. I'm glad you enjoyed this image.

 

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Posted 17 February 2020 - 08:37 PM

Nicely done!


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