What did you see in the sky tonight?

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Re: What did you see in the sky tonight?

Post by Cousin Ricky » Mon Mar 25, 2024 1:17 pm

Was anyone able to see a brightness gradient on last night’s eclipse? I couldn’t.

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Re: What did you see in the sky tonight?

Post by AVAO » Sat May 11, 2024 4:47 am

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Northern lights over the Lago di Lugano
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Re: What did you see in the sky tonight?

Post by Fred the Cat » Mon May 13, 2024 3:18 am

Last night I tried to photograph the aurora with my DSLR with little success. My wife took these with her IPhone.
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With my eye it was not very apparent but her cell phone captured quite a different scene. :?

Is aurora photography with a basic Canon that different a task :?:
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Re: What did you see in the sky tonight?

Post by Chris Peterson » Mon May 13, 2024 4:42 am

Fred the Cat wrote: Mon May 13, 2024 3:18 am Last night I tried to photograph the aurora with my DSLR with little success. My wife took these with her IPhone.
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With my eye it was not very apparent but her cell phone captured quite a different scene. :?

Is aurora photography with a basic Canon that different a task :?:
I would expect any reasonably modern DSLR, mounted on a tripod and with appropriate manual settings, to outperform any phone camera for aurora photography.
Chris

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