Observation by Nick James: Star trails using StarStaX

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Nick James

Observer

Nick James

Observed

2014 Mar 22 - 22:30

Uploaded

2016 Nov 17 - 22:35

Objects

Polaris
Star trails

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Constellation

Tucana

Field centre

RA: 23h25m
Dec: -58°40'
Position angle: -131°59'

Field size

2°04' × 1°23'

Equipment
  • Canon EOS 550D, 16mm FL
Exposure

70x30s

Location

Chelmsford

Target name

Polar star trails

Title

Star trails using StarStaX

About this image

I've been playing with StarStaX which is a free program for making star trails out of individual short exposures. This image comes from 70 separate exposures which were part of a long timelapse. The Moon provided the foreground illumination.

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Dr James Dawson
Dr James Dawson, 2017 Jan 17 - 11:36 UTC

I'm a sucker for star trails and I love this.

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