Location of Photo:
San Luis Obispo, CA.
Date/Time of photo:
5 May 2018 / 4:05 AM
Nikon DSLR, 35mm Nikkor manual focus lens
To capture the launch of the Atlas V carrying Mars InSight spacecraft and lander, seven 30 second exposures were made, then stacked and blended in Photoshop. One long exposure would have overexposed the foreground fog, which was lite by the city lights below.