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15th SPSS: Vigilant Guardians of the Heavens

Aaron Pino, 15th Space Surveillance Squadron, Detachment 1 operator, gazes into the Milky Way at White Sands Missile Range N.M., Aug. 26, 2022. Known as the ‘Vigilant Guardians of the Heavens,’ the operations team at Det. 1 is responsible for 5,000 to 13,000 daily space object observations which provide time, elevation and trajectory data to the Space Surveillance Network. (U.S. Space Force photo by Senior Airman Brooke Wise)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Brooke Wise
VIRIN: 220826-X-MC941-1908.JPG
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Additional Details

CAMERA

NIKON D850

LENS

70.0-200.0 mm f/2.8

APERTURE

28/10

SHUTTERSPEED

13

ISO

3200

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

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