Observer: Glenn Ray
Location: Bernardo, Texas
Date: May 7, 1997 02:19-02:21 UT
First Image Camera: Pentax 645 (6x4.5) 75mm f/2.8 Film: Kodak Pro 1000 (PMZ) Exposure: 45 seconds, unguided Time: 02:19 UT (21:19 CDT) Notes: This was a little over an hour after sunset. Second Image Camera: Pentax 645 (6x4.5) 75mm f/2.8 @ f/4 Film: Kodak Pro 1000 (PMZ) Exposure: 60 seconds, unguided Time: 02:21 UT (21:21 CDT) Notes: A truck drove towards me during the exposure, lighting up the telephone pole and my car.
Photos taken from a site approx. 61 miles west of Houston. Negatives scanned and loaded into Adobe Photoshop 4.0. Levels adjusted and sharpening applied (using unsharp mask).
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