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Perseid Meteor Shower Pictures...

Discussion in 'Photography' started by SiRMarlon, Aug 12, 2009.

  1. Aug 12, 2009 at 12:04 PM
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    SiRMarlon

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    So here are the 2 best shots of the night my little brother and I headed up to Mt.Wilson off of Angeles Crest Hwy...it's hard to try to get the camera setup when it has nothing to focus on! lol...The shutter was open for about an hour on each shot... :D This was between 12:30 - 2:30am I was falling asleed so I had to come home...:)

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  2. Aug 12, 2009 at 12:12 PM
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    nice pic, was thinking about checking this out tonight somewhere up in the forest.. Mt Wilson is ok but seems like the lights from the city might make it hard to get a good view

    I heard that Mt Pinos is a great place to stargaze, or watch meteor showers
     
  3. Aug 12, 2009 at 2:14 PM
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    Cool pics!
     
  4. Aug 12, 2009 at 2:19 PM
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    Man...I was with my girl out parked in the boonies just chatting away last night and we saw a few shooting stars.....I wondered what was up!!!
     
  5. Aug 12, 2009 at 2:20 PM
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    Great pics, very cool.
     
  6. Aug 12, 2009 at 4:49 PM
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    I was too intoxicated to capture it last night lol.
     
  7. Aug 12, 2009 at 10:45 PM
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    I believe you can still catch it into tonight...
     
  8. Aug 12, 2009 at 10:47 PM
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    ummm... those are stars, I've got photos just like those of a normal starry night...
     
  9. Aug 12, 2009 at 10:52 PM
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    Nice pics!
     
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    awesome shots man. i saw about 12 from 1:00-2:00 AM esp earthgrazers. those are the best ones. the photos you took look mostly of just the stars and the earths rotation. maybe a couple of minutes per photo wouldve yielded better results but still those are cool pictures.
     
  11. Aug 12, 2009 at 10:58 PM
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    I have yet to see anything myself.
     
  12. Aug 12, 2009 at 11:10 PM
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    There were definitely meteors. My friends and I all went up a mountain last night and stayed until 2:30 to watch. We saw about 50.
     
  13. Aug 12, 2009 at 11:10 PM
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    Nice!!
     
  14. Aug 13, 2009 at 2:02 PM
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    Stayed up watching the show, saw a couple but couldn't really take any picture cause my camera isnt that good.

    I did take out the telescope and got a couple of pictures of the waning gibbous.

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  15. Aug 14, 2009 at 9:58 AM
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    kinda looks like looking at a dust particle through a microscope... except its really a macroscope!
     
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