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  1. Feb 24, 2007 #1


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    I know it isn't generally kosher to link other forums, but this is just too crazy to pass up. An astrophotographer in Perth happened to be out taking a wide-angle picture of just the right part of the sky when a Russian rocket booster exploded and fell to earth. The pic is a single 30 minute exposure (film) and the booster exploded near the beginning and fell in a bright, expanding cloud for an hour. Unbelievable shot. He's been featured on APOD and has gotten emails from NASA, among others.

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    Incredible shot.
  4. Feb 24, 2007 #3
    Evo, you mean a very lucky shot.

    This guy was very lucky. This is a once in a lifetime thing.
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