NUKES

Challenge #5 in the Various Imaginations series. Hosted by dark goob.
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Photographs of nuclear weapons, nuclear detonations, nuclear weapons testing, nuclear power plants, nuclear reactors, nuclear disasters, highly radioactive substances, etc. The subject of the shot must prominently be a piece of nuclear technology or something that is highly radioactive. Please label all your shots with the precise details of the subject matter. (Atomic number, element, name of device, megatonnage, etc.)
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Rail Mobile Launcher for SS-24 ICBM's. The launch module consists of one locomotive, one launcher and two launch assist cars. The shroud visible at the top of the launch canister is a complete fake. This launcher is a museum piece on display in Saint-Petersburg. This is one of the three remaining launcher (all non-operative) after the elimination program under START Treaty.
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Submitted: Monday, 23rd April, 2012 15:20 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 14th February, 2009
Focal length: 7.4 mm
Shutter speed: 1/100 sec
Aperture: F4.5
ISO: 80
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