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Skyscapes & Constellations
DescriptionMade in Photoshop
EquipmentRebel XTi Door Hinge Barn Door (from S&T Aug 2011 I think) Tripod
DescriptionThis is a 90 sec image from the 2012 Stellafane Convention. It was taken from the top of Breezy Hill on the Saturday night after a heavy rain the night before.
LocationBlue Canyon, California
DateAug 21,2012 9p.m.
EquipmentCanon T31 mounted on a Celestron 8" Nexstar GPS F5.6, 3200 ISO, 14-second exposure
DescriptionClockwise view, Mars at top, Saturn, Spica, Moon make a Diamond shaped pairing as they begin to set against a Summer evening from the Sierra Nevada Mountains
LocationTireh Village - North Of Arak - Iran
EquipmentCanon EOS 550D, Canon Lens 18-55 mm @18mm.Iso 800, f3.5. Contain 101 frames and Time Exposure of each frame is 30 sec (50 min)
DescriptionTireh Village has very dark sky.It has n`t light pollution and has a very kind people.
LocationValea Frumoasei - Romania
EquipmentCanon 550Da, Samyang 8mm f/3.5, tripod.
DescriptionNight view of "Valea Frumoasei" (which literally translates to Beauty's Valley) in the Carpathian mountains. The chalet was filled with astronomy enthusiasts participating at the 3rd edition of "AstROmania" astrocamp.
PhotographerAISSA MOUSSA Mohammed
LocationTALEMZNE Crater in Algeria
Date02 November 2012
EquipmentCANON XSI REBEL Lens Fisheye 15mm - F/2.8 ISO 200 Time 4 sec F/3.5
Description: I took this photo of occultation phenomena between moon and Jupiter planet the moon in the last quarter 0.90 phase it appeared in the Taurus constellation well we can see the Orion constellation in the left of occultation. Other thins this photo from MAADNA crater one of Important craters in the earth with 1700 meters of diameter It age of 1 million years. Coordination of this crater is 33° 18′ 54″ N 4° 02′ 05″ E.
EquipmentCanon 1000D on a tripod
DescriptionGood night beside the tomb of Cyrus the Great This photo was created in 60 minutes exposure include 120 frames 30 seconds
Locationdunluce castle northern ireland
Date11 november 2012
EquipmentNikon d700 with 17-35mm f2.8 lens aroung 10sec exposure and manual white balance.
DescriptionThe milky way galaxy can clearly be seen above the castle.
Locationsaneh ku , mazandaran , iran
Date22.08.2012 / 04:10
EquipmentCanon EOS 500D , Canon Lens 18-55mm @18mm , f/3.5 , iso 3200 , 30 sec
Descriptiona vision of the universe's beauties Orion Nebula, Seven sisters, Venus and Jupiter four of the most beautiful cosmic objects of our Night Sky appeared slightly upon the mountain and made this scene lovely to behold
PhotographerJean-Claude and Annick MERLIN
LocationHanga Roa (Easter Island, Chile)
DateAugust 18, 2012 - 02h UT
EquipmentDSLR CANON EOS 1000D modified with ASTRODON filter. Fisheye SAMYANG focal 8mm F/3.5. 45-seconds unguided exposure.
DescriptionShortly after dusk from Ahu Tahai (Easter Island, Chile), the southern Milky Way shines with Alpha-Beta Centauri, the Southern Cross and Eta Carinae above the city lighs of Hanga Roa. Scorpius is at the zenith. Westward, the trio of Spica, Mars and Saturn shines in the Zodiacal Light with Arcturus and Corona Borealis toward north.