I had planned on taking a photo of an Iridium Flare at some point this year, but I checked when I got home from work this evening and found that Iridium 13 was flaring at Mag -7. This was a total fluke as I made an (educated) guess at where South is and completely guessed the 31 degrees altitude. I couldn't have got it much nearer the centre of the frame. And no, this isn't a crop! ISO 400, f3.5, 18mm 35s exposure (bulb), hence the cloud movement. Must be windy up there tonight..
Date taken: 07 January 2009

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