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PhotographerFranz Xaver Kohlhauf
LocationWackersberg, about 50km south of Munich, Germany
DateAugust 9, 2008 21:57 UT
EquipmentCanon EOS 400 D at 800 ISO with Sigma 18-125mm lens set a f/4.5, guided manually for 127sec. A photo-flash was used to illuminated the foreground.
DescriptionWith this photograph I wanted to express what makes us star- gazers tick. A clear dark night, away from the lights of civilisation. Our home galaxy spread out over almost all of our night sky. One of the eternal wonders we may experience and yes, we are even able to photograph it ! Of course, my friend Reinhold Kammhuber who posed for the shot, prefers to have less light around his observing place, but for this picture he made an exception to the rule.
EquipmentCamera: Canon 30D. 6 photos merged by adobe photoshop CS4 for created this picture.
DescriptionMilad tower and over there its light pollution can be seen on the left. Milad is the tallest tower in Iran.
LocationKish Islan, Iran
EquipmentCamera: Canon 30D
DescriptionWhy this ship has not moved during the four hours of exposing, although it is on the water? Forty years ago, this ship, known as Greek Ship, ran aground in northeast shore of Kish Island located in Persian Gulf in south of Iran and could never reach its destination, Greece. Even after eighty days of struggle a Dutch tugboat could not pull the ship off the ground. The beautiful scene of Greek Ship at dusk has become a tourist attraction. This photo, created by merging 536 photos, shows this scene without any manipulation. The ship is lit by light pollution of the beach. The lights of the commercial ferries are recognizable in the horizon. Moreover, the traces of Venus and Jupiter are visible at the center of the photo. Currently, these two planets can be seen easily in the sky at dusk.
LocationOcean City Md.
EquipmentOlympus C-8080 Wide Zoom 8Mp Digital Camera with a 58mm Ed-High Resolution Lens set auto exp.
DescriptionThe sun rising as far east as you can go in Ocean City Md.
LocationMt. Everest Base Camp, Tibet
EquipmentTripod-mounted Canon EOS 30D and a zoom lens at 17 mm. The exposure was 60 sec f/4 ISO 1000.
DescriptionOrion rise above Himalaya sky, as the Moon still illuminated Mt. Everest massif.
LocationEastern Sayan mountains, Russia
EquipmentCamera: Mamiya 645 Pro TL with 35/3.5 lens tripod mounted; f/3.5, 5 minutes
DescriptionA full moon sets in clouds over Eastern Sayan mountains, where Sayan Solar observatory is located. At the forground there's working Big IR-telescope. The observers inside are testing new software for guide system and digital matrix.
DateDec. 01 2008, 18:00 (GMT+3.5)
EquipmentPentax K10D Digital camera
LocationKill Creek Park, Kansas.
DateNov. 18, 2008, 6:28 pm, CST.
EquipmentCanon Rebel XTi (Hutech modified) with a 135mm Nikkor lens @ f/4; 1 minute exposure at ISO 400.
DescriptionI wanted to go deep in the vicinity of Venus in Sagittarius on the night Venus passed less than 2 degrees SSW of the big, bright globular cluster M22. It is amazing just how deep a lens can go at f/4 at ISO 400. Various objects are labelled.
PhotographerAmir Reza Pedram
LocationKhorramabad , Iran
EquipmentCanon PowerShot A720 IS, F-N 3.5 , iso 400, 1.250 sec
DescriptionMoon in Khorramabad ...
DateOctober 30, 2008 21:10 UT
EquipmentCanon EOS 350D, Tamron 85-210, f/11, ISO-800, exp. 6 min
DescriptionRuins of an old mediaeval town Okic silhouetted against the stars of Orion