|Despite there being no Moon, the Sun had|
almost caught up with me in this shot from
early on Thursday morning
As I mentioned in the last post, these were taken with the support of my (free!) tripod, so any blurry, shaky stars are their own fault, not mine!
I also endeavoured to have some order in which I took the pictures to make it easier to remember which area of the sky I'd already photographed, and to work out which constellations were where when it came to labelling the damn things once I'd got home. Starting with Camera pointing North East (ish) at the horizon, I turned sunwise (even though the sun was not present) through the compass points taking photos every so often until I was back at the starting point. Then I pointed Camera up from the horizon by 60° and did the same thing, finally ending with one or two shots pointing directly upwards.
Here are the results - And remember to click to embigulate:
19:00-19:20 Monday, 22nd January
|I labelled the somewhat insignificant 40 Eridani as this is the home system of Star Trek's Vulcans.|