ISS Flyover August 28, 2012

These pictures were taken during a flyover of the International Space Station on August 28, 2012.  The one lesson learned from this set is that next time I want to take a series and stack them together for a picture that has the space station crossing the whole sky.

August 23/24, 2011 Star Trails

I took this photo tonight.  I used the same technique as I did in the previous post.  This one is about a 50 minute one.  For some reason my SLR powers off after about that long.  I will need to find out how to turn that off before making longer…

August 21, 2011 Star Trails

I took these photos last night with my Nikon D5000.  I set it to take repeated 30 second exposures.  I then overlaid the images using a command line bash script and Image Magick.  The first is about 25 minutes worth of photos, the second is about 50 minutes worth. [singlepic…

New Night Sky Pictures

Here are my latest night sky pictures.  I took these December 10, 2009.  The brightest with the star streaks was about a 30 minute exposure.  The rest were around 15 second exposures with varying apertures and iso settings. [nggallery id=24]