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American Bald Eagle
my town
Shiprock at sunrise.
Snickers wants a carrot
Escape Route
Train Trestle Near Headwater Water Access
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The Barn
Utah State Capitol
Candles in the Snow
Bride and fahter in law
Star Painting
Fire Dancer
Wild horses of Easter Island
Owl
Fire in the Sky
Watching the World Wake Up
Monarch Resting
From Cult to Culture
strength
Santaria Blue
Virunga
Window Light
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Star Painting

I can’t figure out our obsession with photographing moving things as still. By manipulating my telescope manually rather than electrically tracking, I can create slow erratic patterns with starlight, in this case, that is the star Sirius. I find it to be pretty interesting. In theory it is the simplest thing to make, but every little blotch of light is a star, and by thinking of counter sidereel movement, it makes the universe seem a little more erratic and full.

TAGS: Connecticut, Nature, Science, Sky, Space, Stars

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Clinton, Connecticut, United States of America
Member since 2017
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© Samantha Cogar.
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Image Source: mobile
Date Taken: 11.2017
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 29, 2017, 8:48 p.m.
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Camera Model: SM-G930V
Focal Length: 4.2mm
Shutter Speed: 1/0
Aperture: f1.7
ISO: ISO800
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