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/9949925Details - 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.