Our Wonderful Universe

Uploaded: May 29, 2020 12:32:45 | Entered: June 01, 2020 12:16:33


A beautiful clear night so I decided to try my hand at astro-photography. I shot this toward the east (110 degrees) with my 28-300mm lens at 28mm for one minute at ISO 3200 at 11:57pm just after the moon had set and the sky was dark. With the one minute exposure I was surprised at the movement of the earth that created the star trails in only one minute. While the shutter was open I painted the close by brush and the tree with a small flashlight to light them up a bit. Orion is over on the right side and I believe that the large cluster of stars is a piece of the Milky Way. The large planet in the center is Venus. Photo: _7509486aas.jpg.

Exif: Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D750; Shutter Speed: 60/1; Aperture: f/6.3; ISO: 3200; Orientation: 1; Date: 2020:05:29 12:28:11


Terry Korpela level-deluxe May 29, 2020

Nicely Done William! #1739779

Janet Criswell level-deluxe June 04, 2020

Nice! Thanks for the description. :) #11808081

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