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Star Trails over The Homer Spit

 Star Trails over The Homer Spit by Thomas Kerns of Beluga Lake Observaory

Object: Star Trails over The Homer Spit
Description In this shot of the Homer Spit at night, you can see the trails left by the stars.
In the lower left, the two shorter, brighter streaks are Irridium satelite flares, caused by sun reflecting off the solar panels of these communication satelites as they tumble in space.
   
Scope Canon 18-50 camera lens at 18mm and f7.1
Camera Canon 400D
Filters none
Mount Tripod
Guiding none
Exposure
Info:
1hour exposure time (12x5min)
   

 

 

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