Moonlit Southern Hemisphere star trails

Posted by Panchito
on Monday, May 23, 2011

A composite photo representing 30 minutes of the Earth's rotation. Each exposure was 1 minute long due to the rising full moon off to the left of the photo. The southern celestial pole is off the top right corner of the photo. Each exposure was at 18mm focal length, ISO @ 800, f/8.0. Portezuelo, Chile is at the bottom of the photo.

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