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Stanton storms and shooting stars. #8258585 05/06/21 02:28 PM
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The other night, while working a job just north of Stanton, we had a pretty decent storm threatening us from a distance to the north. I was lucky enough to get some lightning shots with my phone, but I never could have imagined I’d catch a shooting star with it.

I was watching the thunderhead with my phone pointed at it, trying to time the lightning. I had just snapped a photo and looked up in time to see a shooting star fade out. That’s always an event to appreciate, but I couldn’t help but feel disappointed that I didn’t see it in time to get a photo. Then it occurred to me that my last picture just may have captured the shooting star before I saw it burn out. Sure enough, it did. It isn’t much to look at. It’s more about having done it, to me, than the quality of the photo. I went back through the rest of the pictures and even studied the sky to make sure it wasn’t an actual star.

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The shooting star. I don’t know it it can be seen, here.

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Re: Stanton storms and shooting stars. [Re: Sneaky] #8258602 05/06/21 02:41 PM
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cool pics, impressive storm and photos from the phone


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Re: Stanton storms and shooting stars. [Re: Sneaky] #8258608 05/06/21 02:45 PM
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I would have hated to be under that storm.

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Re: Stanton storms and shooting stars. [Re: Sneaky] #8258694 05/06/21 03:52 PM
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Re: Stanton storms and shooting stars. [Re: Sneaky] #8258695 05/06/21 03:52 PM
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Re: Stanton storms and shooting stars. [Re: Sneaky] #8258995 05/06/21 09:55 PM
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Wow. Just wow.


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Re: Stanton storms and shooting stars. [Re: Sneaky] #8259190 05/07/21 02:39 AM
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WOW Great pics

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That second storm pic is pretty bad ***!

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What are you doing over around Stanton? If this was Friday a buddy of mine lost a tank btry to that storm. Blew the tops off two 500's.

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Originally Posted by HWY_MAN
What are you doing over around Stanton? If this was Friday a buddy of mine lost a tank btry to that storm. Blew the tops off two 500's.


Sounds like he might of been blowing stuff up... lol

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Re: Stanton storms and shooting stars. [Re: HWY_MAN] #8259882 05/07/21 11:38 PM
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Originally Posted by HWY_MAN
What are you doing over around Stanton? If this was Friday a buddy of mine lost a tank btry to that storm. Blew the tops off two 500's.


I think this was Monday or Tuesday. I’m on a Pioneer frac.

Seems like every time a storm rolls through this area a few tanks get blown up.

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That's my Hometown up nice pics!!!

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Very cool, thanks for sharing! coolpics

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