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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


Scorpion constellation at dusk on Pollara, Salina


Raising Milky Way, Vulcano


Night lights between Lipari and Salina


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


“Moontan” at Fossa delle Felci, Salina


Milky way above Sicily night shores


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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