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Pawnee Celestial Pondering | by Fort Photo
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Pawnee Celestial Pondering

I triple dog-dare you to view this one Large on Black!

 

A combination of twilight and light pollution illuminates lower clouds, with innumerable stars filling the open night sky above.

 

It blows me away how many more stars the camera saw than we did with our unassisted eyes. Besides hardly seeing any of the light on the clouds we only saw a small fraction of stars that the camera was able to pull in with a fairly high ISO and low f-stop (with a fast enough shutter speed for keeping the stars mostly still).

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Taken on February 23, 2008