No – not a Leonid: an ICBM

Posted On October 2, 1999

Vandenburg Launch: October 2nd 1999

Jim Windlinger has sent in some photographs from the October 2nd launch of a Minuteman II ICBM from Vandenburg. They were taken from the clubs Silverado observing site.

Fuji Superia 400 film was used with a Sigma 28-105mm f/2.8-4 lens set to about 60mm. The exposure times were unrecorded for 1-3 (camera in auto mode) and 4 seconds at f/4 for for image 4

More images from Jim Windlinger: Go to "Mt. Wilson Trip: Holy Cow!"