The Stars (Gallery 2)

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Picacho State Recreation Area, California

November 28, 2009

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Jupiter in Capricornus over Picacho Peak
6:46 p.m. PST
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Lyra, Hercules and Draco
6:50 p.m. PST
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Hyades and Pleiades over camp
6:57 p.m. PST

All photos taken with Canon EOS Rebel XSi digital SLR, 18-55 mm zoom lens at 18mm, f/3.5, ISO 800-1600, 15-20 second exposures. The foreground was illuminated by a gibbous moon.



Coconino National Forest, Arizona

September 7, 2009

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Orion and Sirius over pines
4:46 a.m. MST
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Venus over camp
4:51 a.m. MST

Both photos taken with Canon EOS Rebel XSi digital SLR, 18-55 mm zoom lens at 18mm, f/3.5, ISO 1600, 13 second exposure. The foreground was illuminated by a 2-days-past-full moon



Coconino National Forest, Arizona

August 1, 2009

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Spica in Virgo over camp
9:02 p.m. MST
15 second exposure
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Ursa Major over Kendrick Peak
9:13 p.m. MST
15 second exposure
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Big Dipper over meadow
9:19 p.m. MST
15 second exposure
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Jupiter rising over meadow
9:42 p.m. MST
30 second exposure

All photos taken with Canon EOS Rebel XSi digital SLR, 18-55 mm zoom lens at 18mm, f/3.5, ISO 1600.



Hualapai Mountain Park, Arizona

July 30, 2009

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Polaris and Cassiopeia
9:12 p.m. MST
30 second exposure
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Cepheus and Cassiopeia
9:20 p.m. MST
15 second exposure
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Jupiter rising in Capricornus
9:24 p.m. MST
20 second exposure

All photos taken with Canon EOS Rebel XSi digital SLR, 18-55 mm zoom lens at 18mm, f/3.5, ISO 1600.



San Bernardino Mountains, California

July 26, 2009

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Serpens Cauda and Ophiuchus
9:32 p.m. PDT
30 second exposure

Photo taken with Canon EOS Rebel XSi digital SLR, 18-55 mm zoom lens at 18mm, f/3.5, ISO 1600.



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