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Nikon D800 Astrophotography: Constellations and Perseids. To Boldly Go Where No Artborghi Has Gone Before!

By Artborghi @artborghi

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Star Trek quote apart, give a look to the pictures I shot on Brienzersee in a wonderful hot and dark night, two rare conditions in most of middle Europe. Even more exceptional, I had my sturdy Manfrotto tripod along!

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Not only these pictures are so clear that at least 7 constellations are clearly visible.

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Even weak Perseids are detected. Do you see constellations and falling star(s)? Click on pics to magnify. If some help is needed, click on the mapped pictures here below.

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All pictures shot with Nikon D800, around 20-30 sec exposure on tripod, ISO between 1600-3200, mounting the awesome Nikon 16-35 mm full open.


Filed under: astrophotography, lens test, photography of night Tagged: Constellation, nikon D800, Perseid, Star Trek

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