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2008/06/15 - Lightning


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4 files, last one added on Jun 20, 2008
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2007/10/27 - Stargazing


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I went outside to look for comet 17P/Holmes. I found it hard to spot with any certainty with the naked eye, but decided to bring out the camera and the 300mm as well, and boy what a difference that made. The fuzzy comet is clearly visible against the pinpoint background stars.

Since we were out anyway, I decided to get a quick shot of the ol' moon as well.

2 files, last one added on Oct 28, 2007
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2007/07/03 - Kids playing in the pool


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After having it closed for repairs, management finally opened our pool again today, and of course the kids are already using the hell out of it...

22 files, last one added on Jul 08, 2007
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2007/07/03 - Menards Racing


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Menards is opening a new store in town, and for the grand opening they had part of the Menard Racing team present to sign autographs. Robby Gordon, Matt Crafton, and Paul Menard were present, along with hundreds of local fans.

13 files, last one added on Jul 08, 2007
Album viewed 76 times

2007/06/24 - Drag racing


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At the Mid-Michigan Motorplex for the NHRA Lucas Oil drag racing event.
More info and results available here.

170 files, last one added on Jul 07, 2007
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2007/06/23 - Bay City River Roar


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Every year, there's a powerboat race on the Saginaw river in Bay City. In addition to the actual racing, various parts of the US armed forces had set up shop on the grounds, seeking the talents of our young men and women. Also, since the event was co-sponsored by St. Mary's hospital, their FlightCare helicopter paid a visit as well.

137 files, last one added on Jun 21, 2008
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2007/06/22 - Cars at Green Acre Plaza


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14 files, last one added on Apr 13, 2008
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2007/06/19 - ISS and STS-117


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Space Shuttle Atlantis completed its undocking from the International Space Station earlier today, so when the pair flew overhead tonight, I grabbed the camera and went outside for a few shots. It may be a bit hard to see in the pictures, but there are two streaks of light, one trailing slightly behind the other.

3 files, last one added on Jun 19, 2007
Album viewed 22 times

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