Night Sky Over Mockhorn Bay - Oyster, VA

Night sky at Oyster, VA. Taken after moonset and about 30 minutes before astronomical twilight. The glow in the sky to the southwest is from the Hampton Roads region. This image is comprised of 12 frames, each with about a two minute exposure time at f/2.8, ISO 800. There was a strong breeze coming off of the bay, blowing the grass and water around. As I was taking this, I noticed the tide was still coming in. Turns out the spot I picked was just above the high water line.

Copyright: Matthew Normand
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 15264x7632
Uploaded: 21/04/2013
Updated: 05/08/2014


Tags: night; sky; oyster; mockhorn; chesapeake; virginia; milky; way
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