ISS transiting the sun Composite of 4 exposures showing a solar transit of the International Space Station. Photographed from Gallitzin State Forest, Pennsylvania, USA at 2015-08-29 14:12:42 UT. The duration of the transit was 0.8 seconds. Planning for the transit was done using CalSky.com.
Pentax K-5 II, Pentax DA* 300mm f/4, Tamron 1.4x teleconverter, ND 1000x filter. Exposures were 1/6000 second with the lens set to f/8 (for an f/11 effective aperture with the teleconverter).
I can’t even begin to explain how much I needed tonight. My third time seeing them live but this one meant the most out of them all. I’ve been so close to just giving up, but now, I just want to keep going for them.
Brothers Private George W. Detrick of Company F, 23rd Ohio Infantry Regiment and Private Samuel Detrick of Company A, 63rd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment in a brooch
[between 1861 and 1865] oval sixteenth-plate tintype, hand-colored ; 3.8 x 4.9 cm (case) Case: Oval metal swivel brooch; two hearts with an arrow.
Inscription on box: This pin was given to grandmother Ann Kepner Detrick by grandfather, Samuel Detrick when he and his brother George enlisted in Civil War in 1862. Uncle George was killed. Right is grandfather, left is Geo.
Additional information in collections file; records show date of enlistments as 1861. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105).
Purchased from: The Horse Soldier, Cashtown, Pennsylvania, 2006.
Quiet Saturday morning reading the rerelease of my favorite book! I was contemplating, am I not a resident of Pennsylvania until after I finally find an apartment and have an address? Am I still, for now just an outsider even though I’ve worked two very full days at a local school? #Beccasrandomthoughts #thinkingmythinks #selfie #pennsylvania #neverwhere #neilgaiman #reading #theweeknd
8 Miles East of Lancaster, Penna.
Intercourse, Pa. — on Route 340
Soudersburg, Pa. — U.S. Route 30
Invites you to enjoy Penna. Dutch Cooking served family style in the heart of the Amish country. Chicken pot pie, pork and sauerkraut, Amish style turkey filling, or Black Angus steaks can be enjoyed every day of the year at the place that made shoo-fly pie famous. A unique gift shop featuring Penna. Dutch items and foods.
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Guides available for touring the Amish Country.