Star trails and airplanes

Star trails looking north from last night. The dotted lines crossing the trails are from airplanes. Nikon 28-70mm @ 28mm, ISO-200, f/2.8, 300 30 sec. exposures stacked.

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Waxing Gibbous Moon

Waxing Gibbous moon shot with Nikon D700, 70-200 2.8, TC-20EIII, ISO-200, f/11, 1/200 sec.

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Star trails circling the North Star in the night sky.

198 30 second second exposures stacked using StarStax (a free program). The diagonal dotted line is an airplane. The slight gap in the trails occurred when the battery died and I had to change it.

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Another fire truck at night with light trails

This image shows the light trails from a fire truck returning to its station. It backed into its resting place entering through the open center door shown in the photo.

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Asheville, NC street after dark

The moon rises over buildings in Asheville. Starting on the right: the Asheville Police and Fire Department building, Pack’s Tavern, and the Asheville City Building. The light trails are left by automobile lights.

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Two pictures after dark with light trails.

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Parking lot. ISO-200, f/22, 15 seconds exposure.ingles night copy