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Alright! Let's get it started off right this time!!

This is for any photographs of the night sky (moon, planets, etc.). So feel free to share away! I'll start with a shot.

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IMG_2078_1 by VaiFanatic, on Flickr

And another:

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IMG_0355 by VaiFanatic, on Flickr
Edited by VaiFanatic - 8/13/12 at 1:44pm
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Heres mine:

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Heres mine:
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Great color! What did you shoot it with?
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Ohhh, I have some shots at home. Will post later. Nice blood moon, iCrap!

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anyone get images of the meteor shower over the weekend? Great photo ops...
     
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Ohhh, I have some shots at home. Will post later. Nice blood moon, iCrap!

Please do! I'd like to spread the popularity of shooting the sky! It's probably more fascinating to me personally than shooting anything else.
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Quote:
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anyone get images of the meteor shower over the weekend? Great photo ops...

I see you're in my area, we should get together for a night shoot sometime.

Still need to get my good tripod.
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Here's one I took a few years back, while borrowing a 300mm Canon lens for my Rebel XTi


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Here was my first exposure shot about a month ago. ISO was turned up quite a bit, but it wasn't bad for a first try. Moonlight really lit up the surrounding night sky too.

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IMG_0531 by VaiFanatic, on Flickr
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Wow, keep them coming!
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