Photo taken in Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California. 30 second exposure at f2.8, using Fuji Superia X-tra 800 film. The camera was piggybacked onto an 8" Meade telescope with a clock drive to correct for the spin of the earth.
Photo was a lucky shot because I was photographing the smoke trail of a very bright Leonid and two more Leonids decided to joined in. The one right below the smoke trail resembles a tribal spear. Canon AE-1 with 50mm lens at f/1.8 for 30secs on kodak Max
CCD image of the Beehive Cluster, also known as Messier 44, was taken by Dean Salman in the Coronado National forest near Rincon Peak northwest of Benson, AZ. 4-inch refractor and a ST-10 XME CCD camera were used to take this 10 minute exposure of M44. Du
Photo was taken with a Minolta Dimage 7i digital camera. I used a home made automatic shutter release to take 30 second time exposures all night long. The camera was set to ISO 200, F2.8, with the lens zoomed to 28mm (35mm equivalent). This picture was ta
Photo taken in Glen Rose, TX. Camera: Pentax P30T - 28 mm - f 3.5 - 11 sec. (for the three sets).
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