Beautiful galaxy panorama

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Beautiful galaxy panorama

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Went out into the dark forests of the mountains again last night.

God it's so beautiful out there.

Never safer and more at home do I feel under the magnificence of the Milky Way home in which we live.

Canon 400D/static tripod mounted/18-55 EF-s lens/35 second exposures/ISO800//RAW/multiple images stitched together/canon photostitch/

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As usual, very beautiful!!!!

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Post by amin7074 »

Barry this is beautiful....really awesome.
Keep them coming.....bro. [smilie=admire2.gif]

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Thanks beautiful people!

It certainly stirs up all kinds of emotions when you look up and see such a magnificent and awe inspiring sight.

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That is so beautiful Barry!

How did you resolve star-trails at 35-sec exposures? I've tried EOS500D, EFS18-55, 30-sec exposure but resulted in trails.

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Use 18mm. 35 seconds.

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This is what I'm getting...

This is the full shot:
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This is a crop of the shot:
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EXIF:
Camera: Canon EOS 500D
Lens: EF-S 18-55 IS
Focal length: 18mm
Exposure: 30 sec
F-stop: f/4
ISO: 100

The trailing is very obvious...

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Post by Barry »

Looks like your problem is light pollution (LP). Are you in a city? Get away from the LP by driving at least an hour away from any major city and try again.

Baz.

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Ok, thanks for the tip. Never thought of LP being the cause of it. Will give it another go soon :)

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