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Milky Way Panoramas

Here are some interactive spherical panoramas I took last July of the Milky Way.

A few nights ago I set out to shoot a time lapse video of the Leonid meteor shower and the Milky Way because it was a dark, moonless night at the peak of the meteor shower. I setup the Nikon D700 and my favorite 14-24mm f/2.8 lens with a Promote Control, freshly charged batteries, large memory card, and wrapped it all up nice with hand warmers, heavy wool scarfs, and blankets to keep the batteries warm and prevent frost on the lens.

Here are some of my recent night sky time lapse videos…

Here is a timelapse I shot of the Milky Way a couple nights ago. The handwarmer I’d wrapped to the lens to prevent dew fell off shortly after I went inside, so the fog on the lens ruined this attempt. It was still a good practice run though for camera settings.

Milky Way

“When I consider Your heavens, the work of Your fingers, the moon and the stars which You have ordained, what is man that You are mindful of him?” Psalm 8:3-4 [smugmug url=”http://galleries.aaronpriestphoto.com/hack/feed.mg?Type=gallery&Data=13237988_hzWGS&format=rss200″ imagecount=”100″ start=”1″ num=”1000″ thumbsize=”Th” link=”lightbox” captions=”false” sort=”false” window=”false” smugmug=”true” size=”X2″] Last night was a beautiful sky! The Milky Way in particular was stunning! I […]