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Skyscapes & Constellations
LocationAstronomical Observatory of Fronteira, Portugal
EquipmentCanon EOS 350D mounted on tripod with remote controller. Stacking of 100 individual 30s images in Photoshop.
DescriptionThis photo of star trails was taken during a stargazing session with amateur astronomers on the Astronomical Observatory of Ribeira Grande, in Fronteira Portugal. In the foreground we can see all the activity related to the observing session.
LocationKelling star party, Norfolk UK
Date9/25/11 4:30 am
EquipmentSingle 5 minute exposure @ ISO 800 modified Canon 400D + CLS clip filter & 50mm f1.7 pentax smc lens. EQ3 Mount.
DescriptionOrion rising above Kelling Star Party, Constellation of Orion, including Barnards loop, the horshead nebula and M42 the Orion nebula.
Locationneor lake 40km from ardebil
Date09/02/2011 at 5:26 AM
Equipmentcanon 500D ,f/4.5 ,exp 249sec ,iso 3200, with astro tracker mount
Descriptionorion in summer its about 5:30 am that i take this photo , that was really cold , i am about to freeze !!! special thanks to mahdi zamani
DateApril 10,2011 11:32 PM
EquipmentSLR Camera, 10 second exposure and a simple camera tripod, good seeing.
DescriptionThis photo shows orion in its glory.My first constellation photo and pretty happy with its result.
Location5 miles SE of San Jose, Ca.
EquipmentUsed a Olympus C-3020 with 3X optical Zoom, ISO 400, Speed 1/800 sec. Tripod mount.
DescriptionView of a Leonid Meteor taken just as a piece broke off and started to flare up. The main piece went through and the smaller piece made two revolutions around the main meteor. The photograph has not been enhanced and the colors are as it was photographed. I shot over 400 photos and only this photo captured a meteor. This shot is zoomed in to only show the detail.
PhotographerOshin D Zakarian
Locationzanjan, katalekhor cave
EquipmentCanon digital 40d modified, canon fish eye 15mm f:2.8 iso 1600 30 second exposure.
DescriptionA young couple are enjoying the calm summer night.
PhotographerMatsopoulos N. Theofanis
EquipmentLens: Pentax 50mm at f\2.8 Camera : Canon Eos 20D MOD Mount : Meade LX200 Exposures: Frame1 15x6min ISO 1600 Frame2 15x6min ISO 1600
DescriptionCygnus is a northern constellation lying on the plane of the Milky Way. Its name is the Latinized Hellenic (Greek) word for swan. One of the most recognizable constellations of the northern summer and autumn, it features a prominent asterism known as the Northern Cross (in contrast to the Southern Cross).
Equipment10-22 wide canon lens 60d canon camera 31 sec. exposure time
Descriptionursa major and minor in the night sky!
LocationGolaber village, Zanjan, Iran
Equipment10-22 wide canon lens 60D canon camera 31 exposure time
Descriptiontree and milkyway
EquipmentBraun SR2000 f/2.5 , ISO 200
DescriptionThis is a 20 minute exposure of the sky above gookan,Iran.