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Stargazing: Orion and Jupiter
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A photographer friend and I went out to shoot the Geminid meteor shower together last month. Around 2AM the clouds started rolling in, making astrophotography next to impossible. However it nicely reflected the lights of Bangor and Brewer and lit up the ground enough to shoot a spherical panorama of us stargazing in the field. Orion and Jupiter are clearly visible in the brightest part of the sky. Shot with a Nikon D700 @ 15mm, f/2.8, ISO 2500, 30 seconds. I turned the LED flashlight on for about 12 seconds during one of the exposures. I took 2 rows of 6 photos plus two extra shots of my friend and me.

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Copyright: Aaron priest
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10796x5398
Chargée: 13/01/2013
Mis à jour: 07/02/2013
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Tags: astrophotography; brewer; field; night; orion; panorama; sky; spherical; stars
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