Date Taken: 06/30/2012 Photographer:
Bonny A. Location: Casper, WY
Orion SkyQuest XT8 Classic Dobsonian
FujiFilm Finepix J20 Exposure: Night Setting Other Equipment Used: Orion SteadyPix Deluxe Camera Mount #05338 Notes:
No filters were used. This photo was taken when a large amount of smoke from area wildfires moved through the valley.
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