Monday, 16 August 2004

The Pleiades


The Pleiades. 15.4 sec exposure. 70mm. F/4.5. Nikon D70 on stationary mount/tripod - no tracking
(c) Bill Pinnell 2004

2 comments:

  1. did you use your telescope or just the camera ?

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  2. Just to reiterate - no telescope used. just normal 70mm lens on camera on tripod (no tracking). Have lots of other shots (up to 2 minutes) - I was trying to catch a perseids meteor - which I did see twice! - but no luck. On the longer exposure shots you just get lots of star streaks and a very bright sky due to all the light pollution

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