Canon EOS 350D, 30s exp. 1600 iso, f.18mm, apt. 5.6 – Sprewell Bluff, just outside of Thomaston, GA USA
The North American Nebula can be seen as a reddish smudge in the lower left corner of the constellation
More Constellations – Sprewell Bluff – Thomaston, GA (07/01/08)
Here is some more pictures from July 1 when I was out at Sprewell Bluff. In this batch, I have one of my favorite constellations – Coma Berenices, as well as one of my more favorite shots of late, Saturn, Mars and Regulus. Also included are some of Cygnus, Lyra and more.
Again, all pictures taken with the same specifications as mentioned in previous posts.
Scorpius & the Milky Way – Sprewell Bluff – Thomaston, GA (07/01/08)
The constellation Scorpius along with the Milky Way Galaxy. Within the Milky Way, several other features are noticeable, such as M7 (Ptolemy’s Cluster) and M20 & 21 (Trifid Nebula). Though the resolution of these, and other nebulae and star formations are not great, you can still see that they are there and where they exist.
Big & Little Dipper (Ursa Major & Minor) – Sprewell Bluff – Thomaston, GA (07/01/08)
Big and Little Dipper together, taken with the pictures in the previous post, same camera and settings as well.
Constellations – Sprewell Bluff – Thomaston, GA (07/01/08)
Here is the first installment of pictures I took last night from Sprewell Bluff. Sprewell Bluff is a State Park located in Upson County, GA, just a few miles west of Thomaston. All pictures taken with a Canon EOS 350D, 1600 iso, apt. 5.6, focal length 18mm, exp. 30s. All pictures enhanced in Paint Shop Pro.
Constellations, cont. – Thomaston, GA
Here is the first batch of pictures I took this morning (July 1, 2008 ) from around 1:30am to 3:00am. All pictures are taken with a Canon EOS 350D, focal length of 18mm, exp. 30s, and iso 1600.
Also, all pictures have been edited in Paint Shop Pro.