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Antares and the Whispy Moon Clouds

Whispy Moon clouds and the summer star Antares. Shawn Nielsen, 2009

Antares and the Whispy Moon Clouds Photography of the night sky using a fixed tripod One of the great things about photographing the night sky is you don’t have to have expensive telescope and camera equipment to take some incredible photos of the heavens above. Like this photo of the star Antares with whispy Moon […]

Antares and the dust clouds

Antares and the dust clouds

2012 Skynews Magazine Canada astrophotography contest, honourable mention This is a two pane mosaic of the bright Summer star Antares and part of the Rho Ophiuchus dust cloud region around it. It’s a very striking area of the night sky to photograph during the summer months. Antares is distinctly reddish when viewed with the unaided […]