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Redding CA during the blackout


Posted by miker on Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:14 pm

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Redding has their own power company so the lights stayed on.  Making the best of it, we had nice dark skies and no fires up here so maybe the 4 day outage was effective.  I don't recommend it though.

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by Ed Cordes on Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:36 pm
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This shot is super. A lot of detail in the sky and just the right amount of glow on the horizon to give perspective. I would remove the bright airplane streaks.
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by Carol Clarke on Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:53 am
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Making the most of your dark skies, Mike! Good to hear your area is safe from these devastating fires.

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by E.J. Peiker on Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:15 pm
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I guess that's one good thing about the blackouts - easier Milky Way shooting :)
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by Cynthia Crawford on Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:36 pm
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Carol Clarke wrote:
Making the most of your dark skies, Mike!  Good to hear your area is safe from these devastating fires.

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+1. Agree about the airplane streaks....
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