As I locked up last night I could see a beautiful starry night so took a couple of quick shots. On one side of the garden we had The Plough hanging like a large question mark pointing at the North star and Casseiopea just showing at left of frame. On the other side of the garden we had Orion standing tall.
I also enclose a shot of tonight's moon just before the cloud cover came in.
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LOvely photo's of the plough
Cracking shots Bob what lens are you using for they sky ones?
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In reply to Alan.:
Alan. said:Cracking shots Bob what lens are you using for they sky ones?
Thanks Alan. I have a 20mm f 2.8 that i use for night photography and landscapes so on the full frame its nice and wide as well as fast. I managed to pick up a used one for a reasonable price. It's amazing how many stars are up there once you start to lift the exposure but I wanted to try and emphasise the Plough and North Star, particularly as the tail of the Plough was showing through a gap in the trees.
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