first try at holmes | scott nagel

Photographer
scott nagel
Email
snotbagel@aol.com
Location of photo
new york city
Date/Time of photo
11/7/2007 10pm eastern
Equipment
celestron c-8, nikon d50
Description
Shot using the main optics of the C-8 (2000mm f10) This was my first attemp at using a digital camera. AS an SLR, focusing was difficult, so the pic is a bit soft. The exposure was an unguided 30 seconds in mildy windy conditions, but very clear air. Background light pollution is high as Kennedy Airport is in the general direction (northeast) four miles from my location.