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Astronomy and Space Photography on the Aeolian Islands

By Artborghi @artborghi

Aeolian islands are a good spots for astrophotography. From the top of volcanic peaks, dark skies reveal all the details of constellations, Milky Way and far away objects. Click each picture to enlarge

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Scorpion constellation at dusk on Pollara, Salina

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Raising Milky Way, Vulcano

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Night lights between Lipari and Salina

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Deep space objects from 1000 m  above the sea level, Salina

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“Moontan” at Fossa delle Felci, Salina

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Milky way above Sicily night shores

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North (Polar) Star, Vulcano

All pictures shot with Nikon D800 on tripod, ISO 100, f/5.6 and exposure times from 30 secs to 30 minutes on Nikkor 50 mm / Nikkor 16-35 mm


Filed under: astrophotography Tagged: aeolian night skies, milky way aeolian islands, north star photography, space photography aeolian islands

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