Iridium Flare #1

My first, and hopefully not last, capture of an Iridium satellite flare. These get insanely bright and when you know how to spot them, they’re really easy to see. This was taken on the evening of September 5th looking directly eastwards at about 21:30. I had to take a 128-second exposure because I wasn’t sure if my watch was correct, so there are also some nice startrails and two planes included in addition to some sensor glow on the top left. Not bad for a camera only built for a maximum exposure time of 15 seconds!

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