Archive for September, 2013

09/06/13 NASA’s “LADEE” Launch

Posted: September 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

On Friday night at 11:27 PM, NASA’s “LADEE” (Luna Atmosphere Dust Environmental Explorer) was launched from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Most of the east coast could view the path across the beautiful clear sky. With little time, I raced down to Island Beach State Park, the closest dark area. Quickly set up my gear and within two minutes the rocket was speeding directly at me. It was quite an awesome sight. After the launch I stayed for another 180 exposures and stacked them for a star trail. As usual a few fox showed up to keep me company.

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09/05/13 Funtown Pier

Posted: September 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

After passing the three remaining ferris wheel gondolas many times from behind the fence on the boardwalk, I wanted to get a few images before they are gone forever. On this night, the boardwalk was crowded, but the pier was deserted. I wonder what they plan to do with these cars.

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End of the pier. The rest dropped into the ocean.

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Under the pier.

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08/27/13 Trip to Boston

Posted: September 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

On the way back from Rockland, Maine we stopped over in Boston. The highlight was the Boston Public Library. The oldest public funded library in America. Since my wife is a high school librarian, this was a must see. It was a pretty impressive piece of history.

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Downtown Boston

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