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    Cool Endeavour space shuttle flew piggyback on 747 over Sacramento & my house today

    this morning this was right over the top of my house ! it's the final flight to end up at an LA Museum.
    the crowds went to downtown Sacramento by the Capitol,traffic and parking was a nightmare on the news,but we stayed home and got these pics,these are from our front porch.
    it was pretty dam cool,gave me goose bumps !
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    Great pictures Dan!.

    Reading a lot about the arrival in the news the past couple weeks.

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    Great pics Dan, thanks for sharing !

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    Quote Originally Posted by Philip View Post
    Great pics Dan, thanks for sharing !
    i'll second this post

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    Cool Pics

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    thanks for all the compliments,but do you guys think these are pretty sharp ?
    Last edited by Dan; 11-05-12 at 09:35 AM.

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    VERY nice pics! TY!

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    Awesome pics, Dan. Great job.

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    Epic pictures Dan! Man one of these days I got to get a camera that will do that...
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    WOW that must have been impressive to see that in person....the sheer size of that flying right over..just the thought of all that mass flying...WOW. Great pics too!
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    Quote Originally Posted by YeOldeStonecat View Post
    WOW that must have been impressive to see that in person....the sheer size of that flying right over..just the thought of all that mass flying...WOW. Great pics too!
    it was pretty exciting for sure !

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    It flew over where I work... twice! Unfortunately I only had my phone camera so I don't have anything near as impressive as Dan's pics.

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    I think the image quality is superb Dan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Humboldt View Post
    I think the image quality is superb Dan.
    these were all taken with the 80-400 !

    that lens's sweet spot is at f8 & f9
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    Did you use a tripod for those shots?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Humboldt View Post
    Did you use a tripod for those shots?

    no,these were hand held,as I was moving because the thing went over my house pretty fast,.

    btw,I shipped it this morning it should arrive Tuesday or Wednesday

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan View Post
    no,these were hand held,as I was moving because the thing went over my house pretty fast,.

    btw,I shipped it this morning it should arrive Tuesday or Wednesday
    awesome, thanks

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