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Datesept 26, 2008 6PM
EquipmentPanasonic Lumix FX500
DescriptionAntique Spitz Planetarium projector, overall view
PhotographerFranz Xaver Kohlhauf
LocationWackersberg, Southern Bavaria, Germany
DateAugust 9, 2008 21:57 UT
EquipmentCanon EOS 400D set at 800 ISO with Sigma 18-125mm lens. Manually guided exposure for 127 sec. Photoflash was used to illuminate the foreground.
DescriptionWith this photograph I wanted to express what makes many of us stargazers tick. A clear night, away from the lights of civilisation, a telescope and our home-galaxy spread out over almost the entire sky. Can we ask for more?
LocationKilauea volcano, Hawaii
DateSeptember 8, 2008 7:54 pm HST
EquipmentCanon EOS Digital Rebel XTi 18 mm lens 30 second exposure
DescriptionThe Scorpion hangs over the steam plume produced by lava entering the sea.
PhotographerJohn M Tonks
Date09 Sept 2008 2145
EquipmentCanon EOS 350D Camera 55mm lens f/5.6 1.5 secs @ 800ASA
DescriptionAfter over a week of endless rain, the sky miraculously cleared to reveal this fine view of Jupiter above the nine day old moon
LocationPlateau of Tes (Hungary)
EquipmentCanon EOS 300D, Sigma 1,4/30 objectiv at f/2, iso 800, 10 sec exposure time
DescriptionMy latest picture about the windmill in moonlight. It can be found on the plateau of Tes (Hungary). It has been built by Janos Ozi in 1924 but it doesn't work recently. The illuminated scene was breathtaking around midnight. In the background can be seen the rising of the summer constellation: Lyra and Cygnus.
LocationLas Campanas Observatory, Chile
EquipmentI've used a Canon 400D with a Sigma 17-35 EX DG HSM at 17 mm, two exposures combined - one 3 minutes long an the other one one minute, tracking of the sky using a home made barn door mount.
DescriptionThe beautiful galaxy, Milky Way, rises above the twin Magellan telescopes at Las Campanas Observatory, Chile
PhotographerManuel Rodriguez H
Datemay 22, 2008 23:15 - 23:55 local time
Equipment50 and 135 mm focal Lenght lenses, Meade DSI and Orion Broad Band SkyGlow filter. piggi baked on an ecuatorial mount.
DescriptionMars in the M44 cluster, may 22, 2008.
LocationVieira do Minho
Date30th June 2008; 22h21 UTC+1
EquipmentFinePix S5800, 4s exposure, f/3,5, ISO 100.
DescriptionMars and Regulus less than 1º apart. Notice the color difference. Mars with an orange-red and Regulus with a white-blue
Date06. July 2008.
EquipmentCanon 350D with kit lens, ISO 800 and 10s exposure.
DescriptionTaken from old Belgrade fortress called Kalemegdan.
LocationVilla de Leyva, Colombia
EquipmentCamera Canon Rebel at f/35
DescriptionVilla de Leyva Amateur Star Party 2008. Early in the morning our portable planetarium is sourronded by a rainbow. Photo by Luis H. Triana.