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The moon, the planets and stars, the night sky and the milky way.


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Before I was able to make this picture, I was hiking for 45 minutes, with a 150m (50ft) height difference.
On this shot you're looking over the south area of Lake Garda, with Garda (the village) in the middle
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Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind- bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist's, but that's just peanuts to space.

Douglas Adams
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
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Out and about in New Mexico, Again!
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Shot this while out roaming around NM one night.....
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22nd May, 2016
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Taken on Mother`s day, 6-3-16 at Souter lighthouse,Sunderland,UK.
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There's a starman waiting in the sky
He'd like to come and meet us
But he thinks he'd blow our minds
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The view from Thornhill in Cardiff/Wales at night, very tranquil and somewhat lonely place to relax
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Please FULL SCREEN image :)
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Taken at 11pm in Ecuador Cotopaxi region, first time that I have really experimented with Astro-photography, so being my first picture I was kind of impressed and the result spurred on a passion for the night sky for when I returned to Wales.
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This was shot around 6:30am on 28/9/15. The moon was moving so fast, it had completely disappeared about five minutes after I'd taken this.
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A hand held shot of the supermoon taken around 10:45pm on 27/9/15.
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You can see a slight shadow to the moon as the eclipse was starting. Due to horrendous cloud cover that night, this is the clearest shot I could capture.
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Shuswap Lake BC

Experimenting with light graffiti. Had to express the beautiful stars on that lake.
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Taken during a night shoot on Fuerteventura, this is the Tefia windmill lined up with a fantastic Milky Way show. The island is now a UNESCO Dark Skies destination, so the light pollution is minimal leading to the Milky Way easily being visible by the naked eye.
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Note, con-trail across the sun/moon
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Sunrise. When you get the sun rising under a flat layer and equal height of clouds it can dramatically light up the clouds. But, only for a short period of time. 5mins after this picture all was uniform grey
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Perseid meteor shower, at the Brainard Lake State Recreation Area, Colorado.

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©Scott Smith Photography
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Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 at f/2.8, ISO 2500, 25 seconds.
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A 22° halo is one type of optical phenomenon, forming a circle with a radius of approximately 22° around the Sun, or occasionally the Moon (also called a moon ring or winter halo). It forms as sunlight is refracted in millions of randomly oriented hexagonal ice crystals suspended in the atmosphere. The halo is large; the radius is roughly the size of an outstretched hand at arm's length. A 22° halo may be visible on as many as 100 days per year—much more frequently than rainbows.
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Manual control of camera controls is needed :)
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Sunrise over the Irish Sea. Looking almost South from attic window in winter, sunrise is late enough to be photographed.
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Strawberries are usually harvested in the month of June and when a full moon occurs in June according to the Farmer's Almanac, the moon is referred to a Strawberry Moon. I was thinking that it would have a pinkish tinge from some atmospheric change but no...
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I took this last June in Abiquiu N.M. It was a fun night with a group of photographers from Albuquerque. I will be going back up there soon as well.... This is where Georgia O'Keefe lived and did a great amount of painting, she used to hangout with Ansel Adams here....
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This shot was taken last summer in Jemez N.M. the moon was a half moon and lit up the foreground nicely. The camera is a Canon 6D, ISO 2000, f/2.8 @ 15mm. I love Jemez, and will be posting more of these shot that will be recent. Not last years news.....
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© Jose R. Sandoval (ONYXONE)
f/2.8
20 Seconds
20mm
ISO 4000
Taken In Lamy N.M., Flash Fired To Illuminate Foreground 7secs Into Shot....
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This was taken by me in between Clines Corners and Lamy New Mexico. It's a 3 shot panoramic taken with a 15mm Sigma Fisheye, a Canon 6D, at 25-30 Seconds ISO 4000. I love astrophotography, and landscapes. I enjoy the adventure in roaming my state. © Jose R. Sandoval (ONYXONE)
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