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Melanie McCabe
Severn, Maryland USA
04:42 am

Equipment Details:

Nikon D90, 70-300mm lens, tripod, remote, good music

Post-processing Details:

Contrast, highlights and shadows in Lightroom

Image Details:

I woke up at 2:30am on Tuesday morning, had 2 cups of coffee, turned on my favorite chill playlist and stayed outside until about 5:45am. In that time, I watched what I could of the lunar eclipse (we weren't able to see the finale here on the East Coast), photographed big, bright, beautiful Mars, The Orion Constellation, The Plieades star cluster, a moon halo AND a surprise photobomb by The International Space Station.

I have so many photos to edit but for now, I wanted to share this one today. My camera doesn't work the way it used to so they're not as sharp as I'd like, but they'll do until the next total Lunar Eclipse in 2025.