Object: The exhaust trail from a Minuteman II missile launch.
Exposure: 1 second
Lens: Nikon 50mm @ f/2.8
Mount: Fixed Tripod
Film: 35mm Kodak Pro 400(PPF)
Location: Niguel Hill, 980ft elevation. Laguna Niguel, California
Date: 10/2/99, 7:01pm PDT
Comments: The Minuteman II missile was launched from Vandenburg AFB, California which is located about 190mi NW of the author's photo location. Also, street lights from the "Top of the World" neighborhood of Laguna Beach can be seen at the lower right of the image.
© Chris Cook 2000