3,2,1..Ignition

Challenge #3 in the Tough shot series. Hosted by KoenB.
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Putting a man on the moon, starting your gas furnace, lighting fireworks, it all starts with an ignition. Capture whatever you like to see ignite and share it with us.
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The night became almost as light as a day when Discovery was launched with my friend - the first swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang - on board. The photo is taken from Banana Creek.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 19th May, 2009 18:09 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 9th December, 2006
Focal length: 10 mm
Shutter speed: 5/2 sec
Aperture: F3.5
ISO: 400
Notes: Not perfectly sharp due to my excitement while handholding the camera.
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