Star Trails

IC 1396

Star trails around the north star, Polaris, show the rotation of the earth very well. In the foreground the red lights are from observers looking through the 30" telelscope. Also seen on the right is a closed observatory.

 

Telescope : Canon 20mm f2.8 FD lens at f5.6 Designation: Star Trails
Mount: Fixed Tripod
Constellation: N/A
Camera: Canon AE1 Distance: N/A
Guiding: None Type: N/A
Exposure: 4.5 hours on Kodak E100 film Position: N/A
Processed using PhotoShop CS Date: 26 October 2003
Scanning: Polaroid Sprintscan 4000 Location: Mayhill, NM : New Mexico Skies