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The south pole

First stack of short tripod exposures of the south sky pole. Observed on 16th November 2012 from Mulligan Hwy, nearby Mt. Carbine, Queensland, Austraila. Used Canon 550D, Samyang 24 mm/1.4, f2.8, ISO 1600, 68×15 s.

The whole Australian eclipse

And here is it. The whole total solar eclipse on 14th November 2012 from Mulligan Hwy, Australia. This eclipse was one of the two best in my life (the first one was in Turkey, 2006). Image shows how the Sun was rising above tree horizon, effected by atmospheric turbulation, also beautiful sunspots and, of course,…
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Seeking the Southern cross

First time in Australia trip I saw the constellation Southern cross. Unfortunately just few minutes after came clouds. Used Canon 550D, Samyang 24 mm/1.4, f2.8, ISO 1600, 7×15 s; moonlit. Observed on Conway beach, Australia, on 9th/10th November 2012.

Magellanic clouds, meteor

Magellanic clouds and meteor in mystique night on 9th November 2012 on Conway beach, Australia. I was just standing like frozen stone and watching first time in my life to these two magnificent dwarf gallaxies. When I set up the equipment and started to make expositions, suddenly had fallen a bright meteor just a piece…
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Gegenschein in Taurus

Here is detail of sky on 9th November 2012 from Conway beach, Australia. This amazing place offered me so many options fro shots. I decided for this – to catch bright Gegeinshein in Taurus constellation with star clusters Pleiades, Hyades, planet Jupiter and California nebula. Used Canon 550D, Samyang 24 mm/1.4, f2.8, ISO 1600, 44×16…
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Perseids 2012

Maximum of annual Perseid meteor shower 2012 from August 12th to 14th from Pancir, Sumava, Czech republic. Used Canon 550D, Samyang 8 mm, ISO 3200, f5.6, no darkframe, 30×25 s – stars, 19×25 s – meteors; processing: Petr Horálek, processing theory: Miloslav Druckmüller.

Perseid fireball

Brightest fireball of annual Perseid meteor shower in 2012. Its brightness was about -9 magnitude and more than 14 minutes was visible cloud of its trail. Lucky time, because I had two cameras (one with wide-angle lenses, second by my hands with 17-50 mm lenses), so I could do complex photographic record of this unique…
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