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Skyscapes & Constellations
PhotographerFernando Roquel Torres
LocationCaguas, Puerto Rico
Date6/25/2012 - 12:30AM
EquipmentCanon PS A590 IS with Tripod
DescriptionIn this photo shows our Milky Way Galaxy and Scorpion Constellation.
LocationLe Creusot (Burgundy, France)
DateJune 15,2012, 23h37min UT
EquipmentTelephotolens TAMRON 24 mm stopped at F/4 DSLR CANON EOS 1000D + ASTRODON filter VIXEN POLARIE star tracker on tripod 5 minutes exposure at 800 ISO
DescriptionNumerous bright and dark nebulae and Messier objects. Toward the Milky Way center in constellations Scutum, Sagittarius and Scorpius. Wonderful image obtained with a single 5 minutes exposure with a VIXEN POLARIE star tracker from a dark site in southern Morvan (Burgundy, France).
EquipmentCanon 350D modified camera 10-20 canon lens manfrotto tripod
DescriptionThe temple dates back to Sassanid Period (224- 651 AD) which was built originally as a square four arch shape, comprising stony columns for supporting its semi-sphere shape dome. Inside the temple there were some chambers and also a porch to locate the holy fire. The temple was intact up to about 900 A.D.
LocationArches National Park
DateMay 22, 2012 9:20 PM
EquipmentCanon 5D MK 2; Canon 300mm f4 lens @ f4; Tripod Mounted; 1.6 Seconds at ISO 100.
DescriptionThin crescent Moon and Venus setting over a ridge in Arches National Park. I did not realize that there was also a 3rd. magnitude star just coming out a occultation with the moon until I seen it in the image afterwards. I Used The Sky X to determine that the star was Zeta Tauri. Zeta Tauri was not visible in a shot taken at 9:16, and the last shot I took was time stamped 9:20 (same as the submitted photo) with the moon touching the ridge.
LocationKermechegan Village - Near Qom - Iran
EquipmentCanon EOS 550D,Canon Lens 18-55 mm @ 18 on tripod.iso 3200, f/3.5 31 frames and time exposure Of each frame is 30 sec
DescriptionKermechegan Village is a nice and dark place and near capital of Iran. It`s wonderful village however that it`s near the qom.
Equipmentfuji film finepix s4000
DescriptionLine a patrol aircraft over the sun
LocationNorth Sandwich, NH
Equipment6x7 medium format camera, equatorial mount
DescriptionHere's a shot of Orion departing our early spring sky.
EquipmentNikon D90 digital camera.
DescriptionThe Milky Way view is a single 30 second shot taken with the camera set at F3.5, ISO600
Equipmentfuji film finepix s4000 this photo make 112 image Exposure:8 f/3.1 ios-200
DescriptionIn this light pollution in the box below to show that there are fewer stars with their light dip
DateApril 30, 2012 3h08m59s
EquipmentCanon 5Dmk2, EF24mm f/1.4L2USM, ISO2000 Exposure 1min.
DescriptionYosemite night was clear and dark. so I surrounded the universe by my eye, binocular and camera. Very silent night, only I could hear the sound of Yosemite Falls.