STS-119 booster separation | Peter Lardizabal

Photographer
Peter Lardizabal
Email
p14@comcast.net
Location of photo
St Johns, FL
Date/Time of photo
3/15/09 7:46 EDT
Equipment
NP-101, 1.4x teleconverter, with a Canon 30D. Hand tracked using a home made alt/az mount.
Description
Our location (our backyard) is about 120 miles north of the "Cape". A fabulous show! The shuttle and the separated SRBs were clearly seen and followed with the naked eye until they "hit" the tree line. The kids and I could not believe the view!
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