Pretty Pictures


Orion, Taurus, the Pleiades

Nov 17, 2012 (Leonids Nite)
(un-modified) Canon 60D,
Canon 15 mm f2.8 Fisheye
ISO 800, 9 sec @ f2.8
Stationary camera, no tracking.
Fishpond in Boone County, Indiana,
near IN 267 & I 65

Note the 'light beam' shooting up to Orion.
This came from a single bill board on I 65
with upward facing flood lights; yuck.


Gibbous Moon:

Nov 21, 2012, my front yard.
 Orion 8" Dob, 25 mm Sirius Plossl.
 Hand held afocal shot with
 Canon A560 Point & Shoot
 1/200 sec, ISO 200.