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Spectacular Minotaur 1 Rocket Night Launch Photos by Stargazers: Nov. 19, 2013 (Gallery)

Minotaur 1 Rocket Launch: Mark Duehmig

Mark Duehmig

Skywatcher Mark Duehmig captured this photo of a Minotaur 1 rocket soaring across the sky as seen from the Severn River in Annapolis, Md., on Nov. 19, 2013. The Naval Academy appears across the river. The rocket launched 29 small satellites into orbit from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va., for NASA, the U.S. military and other institutions as part of the ORS-3 mission.

Minotaur 1 Rocket Launch: Roman Isaryk, Jr

Roman Isaryk, Jr

Skywatcher Roman Isaryk, Jr captured this photo of a Minotaur 1 rocket streaking across the sky as seen from Little Egg Harbor N.J. looking toward Atlantic City, on Nov. 19, 2013. The rocket launched 29 small satellites into orbit from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va., for NASA, the U.S. military and other institutions as part of the ORS-3 mission.

Minotaur 1 Rocket Launch: Jason Kuffer

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Skywatcher Jason Kuffer captured this photo of a Minotaur 1 rocket streaking across the night sky as seen from New York City on Nov. 19, 2013. The rocket launched 29 small satellites into orbit from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va., for NASA, the U.S. military and other institutions as part of the ORS-3 mission.

Minotaur 1 Rocket Launch: Terry Zorich

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Skywatcher Terry Zorich captured this photo of a Minotaur 1 rocket streaking across the night sky as seen from Augustine Beach along the Delaware River, just south of Port Penn, Del., on Nov. 19, 2013. The rocket launched 29 small satellites into orbit from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va., for NASA, the U.S. military and other institutions as part of the ORS-3 mission. The Hope Creek nuclear power plant (in Salem, N.J.) is seen in the bottom left of the image.

Minotaur 1 Rocket Launch: Sener Maden

Sener Maden

Skywatcher Sener Maden captured this photo of a Minotaur 1 rocket streaking across the night sky as seen over New York City’s Verrazano Bridge on Nov. 19, 2013. The rocket launched 29 small satellites into orbit from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va., for NASA, the U.S. military and other institutions as part of the ORS-3 mission.

Minotaur 1 Rocket Launch: Chris Cook

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Skywatcher Chris Cook captured this photo of a Minotaur 1 rocket streaking across the night sky as seen over Cape Cod, Mass., on Nov. 19, 2013. The rocket launched 29 small satellites into orbit from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va., for NASA, the U.S. military and other institutions as part of the ORS-3 mission.

Minotaur 1 Rocket Launch: Chuck McCall

Chuck McCall

Skywatcher Chuck McCall captured this photo of a Minotaur 1 rocket streaking across the night sky as seen near Hagerstown Md., on Nov. 19, 2013. The rocket launched 29 small satellites into orbit from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va., for NASA, the U.S. military and other institutions as part of the ORS-3 mission.

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