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The Passage of Time (star trails nightscape)


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About this observation
Gordon Mackie
Time of observation
24/10/2019 - 21:04
Star Trails and Aurora
Observing location
Grey Cairns of Camster, Caithness
Canon 760D DSLR
See notes

Sequence of consecutive images captured over 23 minutes and used to generate a star trails image using StarStax software.

Tripod mounted Canon 760D DSLR and Sigma 10-20mm lens at 10mm (16mm equiv) focal length. ISO 6400, f/3.5 and 30s exposures. Cairns lit by LED light panel located approx. 40m away.

Interestingly the long entrance corridors to this burial cairn align very closely with due east.

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