North of Bismarck about ten or fifteen miles. The view is to the west, so even though the sun had been down two to three hours by then, it's amazing how much light there still is on the horizon. There were several bands of high cirrus clouds that night, and they were reflecting Bismarck-Mandan lights, I feel, and that provided the general tones for the photo. I shot this in RAW and then used photoshop to adjust white balance, contrast and saturation.
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Perseid Meteor Shower Will Light Up the Night Sky This Weekend - Slow Family
You might see a lot or you might not see many, but if you stay in the house, you won’t see any. — EarthSky Magazine The annual Perseid meteor shower is coming our way this weekend. Anyone who lives … Continue reading →
View On Black Yay, this appeared to be my third front page explore! =) I saw the satellite in the photo also with my bare eyes during the exposure. At home I did a quick search and according to my location, the time stamp, flying path and direction of the object I can say that it is a multi-national NASA scientific research satellite named: Terra. For those who are interested, I can recommend the site: www.heavens-above.com/ Just fill in your location and you'll get the data of visible satellites and comets. In addition, there is a whole bunch of other data related to astronomy as well. (: