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Tonights View of the Sky – October 14

October 15, 2012 |

The forecast for tonight was for very clear skies, and sure enough after raining all day the clouds began to clear. I had got the lend of some new toys to use with the camera and ended up spending the majority of my evening getting used to time-lapse and long exposure photography. I was keen to put together a time lapse of the stars coming out but unfortunately my laptop kept crashing, so another time maybe.

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Tonights View of the Sky – October 8th

October 8, 2012 |

Another amazing clear night to view the stars and with no moon at 22.00 so many more stars were visible.
When I was younger I used to think how great I was when I could pick out the North star and could identify Ursa Major and Ursa Minor, but it is only now that I realise it was easy when you are in the city as so many stars are just not visible due to light pollution so only the brightest shine through.

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