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Skyscapes & Constellations
Date11/20/2008 18:14:42 local time
EquipmentCPC925 with DMK21AU04-AS in direct focus with a Williams Optics 2x barlow at an focal ratio of 13. 31 images out of 6000 at 1/1000sec.
DescriptionThis is a special image showing the ISS on its 10th anniversary date with the space shuttle Endeavour docked. While I took this image, the second of 4 EVAs was in progress and spacewalkers Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper and Shane Kimbrough were working on the starboard solar alpha rotary joint.
EquipmentCanon G9 12MP with regular tripod
Description15 sec single exposed image of Scorpius the Scorpion. taken from North of Lebanon.
Date2008-10-11, 17:50 UT
EquipmentCanon EOS 350D, 18-55 lens, f/8, ISO 200, total of 20 minute exposure
DescriptionRuins of a mediaeval town near Samobor, lit by almost full Moon with Bootes star trails in the background
Equipmentnikon f3 with 28 mm lense on wooden tripod with bogen ball head
DescriptionWhile shooting this two hour star trail photo in sub zero tempratures a quarter moon rose and illuminated the foreground trees and sky. I thought my efforts were ruined. Much to my surprise the shot was not grossly overexposed.
LocationMahalat - Iran
Date14 Octobre 2008
Equipmenttelescope: 8" meade with piggybacked Canon 350D
DescriptionKhorhe is a historic village around Arak in center of Iran. 1500 years old columns of a palace looks to the stars and remember historical events...
LocationTettegouchee State Park MN
DateJuly 3rd 2008
EquipmentCanon EOS 20D, 13 seconds ASO 1600 with lens Canon 52 mm at F1.8
DescriptionMilky Way with Sagittarius over Lake Superior from Tettegouchee State Park cart-in camp sites, looking west at radio tower on top of Palisade Head cliff.
LocationGMRT site, Pune, India
Date21/10/2008 04:00 AM IST
EquipmentCamera:canon EOS 10D and tripod
DescriptionThis is the first astrophoto taken by my new SSLR camera.
Locationoutside of columbus, mt
Date9/30/2008 @ 10:27pm
EquipmentThree-minute exposure with Canon rebel XTI on a motorized Orion mini-eq mount.
Descriptionthe fall Milky Way on a clear Montana night.
PhotographerOdilon Simões Corrêa
DateSeptember 1, 2008 - 21h 30m UT
EquipmentPanasonic DMC-FX3 digital camera
DescriptionThe beautiful view of the Moon, Mercury, Venus and Mars is enriched by the birds in an interesting V-formation flight.
PhotographerFranz Xaver Kohlhauf
LocationRural countryside south of Bad Tölz, Germany
DateAugust 4, 2008 22:58 UT
EquipmentCanon EOS 400D with 18-55mm Zoom. 800 ASA, manually guided for 4 minutes with my vintage 910mm f/15 refractor which I revived espescially for purposes like this. So after 32 years of hyber- nation my beloved "firstscope" is back in business with tech- nology mounted to its counterweight port that no one of us would even have dreamed of 32 years ago!
DescriptionA clear, dark countryside near Bad Tölz, about 50 km south of Munich Germany, offered this scene, which I captured with the above equipment. With the help of a little photo-flash I carefully illuminated the foreground.