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Moon & Plane
02-JUN-2006 Dan Bush

Moon & Plane

Albany, Missouri

Can someone help me out on identifying the make/model of this airplane?

Nikon Coolpix 995 ,6-inch f/12 Mak Cassegrain Telescope
1/500s f/2.6 at 8.2mm iso100 hide exif
Full EXIF Info
Date/Time02-Jun-2006 19:33:23
MakeNikon
ModelE995
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length8.2 mm
Exposure Time1/500 sec
Aperturef/2.6
ISO Equivalent100
Exposure Bias
White Balancedaylight (1)
Metering Modecenter weighted (2)
JPEG Quality (6)
Exposure Programmanual (1)
Focus Distance

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Gilad Mass08-Aug-2010 04:46
Great shot
Michael 19-Jul-2010 06:58
I'm going to take a guess like everyone else, but with a short fuselage like it has when you compare it to the jet engines, it looks like a good ol' 737 to me. Am I right? I wouldn't bet my retirement on it no, but that's my .02 worth and certainly all it's worth. I'm very familiar with military aircraft, but civilian aircraft, not so much. It's an absolutely magnificent picture though just like the rest.
Jacky Lee30-Jan-2009 01:41
is this a merging of photos?
Barry Green Photography01-Jul-2007 09:54
Stunning capture. Is there any post processing or merging, or is this pure brilliance?
Guest 25-Dec-2006 00:45
What a good photo....just perfect
CNO 01-Nov-2006 08:07
Looks more like a DELTA 767. Look at the tail.
wander 27-Jul-2006 23:01
Aw, com'on you guys,,,you're debating the type of plane!!! Look at the photo, it's spectacular!
Jim 16-Jul-2006 05:18
From the shape of the engines and tail cone it looks like an Airbus. From the size it's a 319 or 320 --- probably a 319 -- USAirways.
Matt 22-Jun-2006 03:01
US Air. I am going to go out on a limb and say that it is a B767-200 based on the proportions and the arangement of the flap guides. It is hard to judge the scale from the photo, so it could be an A319. They don't fly their A330s transcontinentally. Very nice shot.
DJC 04-Jun-2006 01:11
Yes, I would say it is US Airways - and probably an A330 - but not sure.
CSXDave 03-Jun-2006 06:24
Looks like USAir