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Nightscape 

Nightscape images are one of the easier forms of astrophotography.  All you really need is a camera that can do long exposures (>30s) and a tripod.  These images are typically very widefield and include an interesting foreground object and a constellation, star trails or the moon.  

Devil's Tower with the Moon

Milky Way over Zion
Taken with a Nikon D700.

Devil's Tower

Milky Way over Zion
Taken with a Nikon D700.

The Space Shuttle illuminated on the launchpad

Milky Way over Zion
Taken with a Nikon D700.

Milky Way over The Watchman in Zion

Milky Way over Zion
Taken with a Nikon D700.


Star Trails with the ISS

Star Trails with ISS
Taken with Nikon D700.


Lightning over San Juan del Sur

Lightning over San Juan del Sur
Lightning over San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua.


South Window Arch

Star Trails over South Window Arch
Taken with a Nikon D700 on a tripod.

Star Trails over the 3RF Dome

Star Trails over 3RF
Startrails over the 3RF dome.

Lightning Storm

Milky Way over Balance Rock
Taken with a Nikon D700.

Devil's Tower at Sunset

Milky Way over Balance Rock
Taken with a Nikon D700

Oak Under the Stars

Milky Way over Balance Rock
Taken with a Nikon D700 in central Texas

Milky Way over Balance Rock

Milky Way over Balance Rock
Taken with a Nikon D700


Milky Way over 3RF

Milky Way over 3RF
Nikon D700 on a AstroTrac.

Zodiacal Light over 3RF

Zodiacal Light
Taken with a Nikon D700.

Earth's Shadow Rising Up

Earth's Shadow
Taken with a Blackberry phone.  You can see the horizon running horizontal and the shadow clearly rising up.  This was taken at sundown on a flight back from Florida.


Lightning and the Big Dipper

Lightning with the Big Dipper
An approaching storm and lightning.