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I've been on the lookout for NLC's since the beginning of this season, but no luck, until last night. As I was getting ready for bed, I glanced out the window and FINALLY, some beautiful noctilucent clouds! Grabbed my DSLR and a tripod and ran outside. 

Camera: Sony SLT A77

Lens: Tamron SP 70-200 F/2.8 Di USD

Tripod: Benro A4570T with Benro B1 ballhead

Settings: manual mode, RAW, ISO 500, f/4.0, 0.5 sec, 120mm

Post: Some basic minor tweaks in PSE15 (levels, contrast, unsharp mask and slight colour correction)




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