Saguaros and Southern Sky


Star trails make arcs above the southern horizon during a 3-hour exposure. The bright star at the very bottom is Canopus, brightest star in the southern constellation Carina.

Date: November 25, 2006
Time: 1:46 to 4:46 a.m. MST
Location: Sonoran Desert National Monument, Arizona
Camera: Olympus OM-1 35mm SLR on fixed tripod
Film: Fuji Provia 100F slide
Focal length: 40 mm
Aperture: f/4
Exposure time: 3 hours
Scanner: Nikon Coolscan LS-2000

Revised: January 21, 2007
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