S O L A R P O W E R E D
New Windsor, Maryland (USA)
Launch of a Minotaur 1 rocket on Wednesday night, November 19, 2013 at 08:15 p.m. EST from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS), located on Wallops Island, Virginia.
The above image was shot from MTO 144 miles from the launch pad. (30 second exposure at f5.6 and ISO 400, using a Canon Rebel DSLR and processed with an unsharp mask).
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(Photo credit: MTO)
Marstown Observatory is located in Carroll County, Maryland one mile from the unincorporated hamlet of Marston. The nearest town is historic New Windsor (established in 1797) located four miles northwest of the observatory. The closest major cities are Baltimore (30 miles ESE) and Washington, DC (50 miles S).
MTO would like to thank everyone who donated their time and materials, or helped in the construction of the observatory..
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