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Southern Star Trails

Southern Star Trails

The Southern sky is particularly rich in stars, clusters and light and dark nebulae. This image was created from a series of continuous 30 sec. exposures taken at the Southern Sky tour of 2008 located at the Ensenada Lodge in Costa Rica.

For a time sequence video of the stars and nebulae circling the south pole see http://vimeo.com/3512975
For a video of the startrails see http://vimeo.com/9949925

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Date and location - Early AM of 2008-02-06 at the Ensenada Lodge, Costa Rica.
Equipment- Modified Canon 350D camera with 17-50 mm lens oprating at 17mm on Astrotrack mount.