Falcon 9 launch under Orion from last Thursday

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This launch was last Thursday by SpaceX from launch complex 40 at Kennedy Space Center. Carrying the Turksat 5A satellite. This picture is a composite of two images I took back to back without moving the camera or tripod. The first image was for the streak of the rocket. The second image was for the stars. I manually combined these images in photoshop. Using a Canon 6D Mark ii and a Rokinon 14mm lens The rocket streak photo settings: ISO 100, f/16, 3 minute 30 second exposure Star photo settings: ISO 1600, f/2.8, 25 second exposure.

quickslivermoon

Nice shot, I also see the orion constellation

mishy7342

Breathtaking! I’m in the area and love seeing the launches. This photo is beyond incredible

PizzaShredder

I love the contrast of the orange with the blue of the stars. Very well done

jonbrant