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Star Trails

Star trails are probably some of the most well-known and well-received type of astrophotography out there, as the beautiful circular patterns the stars make as Earth rotates are truly mesmerizing and sometimes even inspirational. I know I always find time to look up at night and appreciate the night sky and the stars and even […] Continue reading

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Jaclyn’s Intro Post

This is a picture I took with my DSLR camera. Photography is a hobby of mine that I pursue outside of classes and work. This picture was taken in the gardens of Mohonk Mountain located in New York. The rain…

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Hipster Lens Flare–From Whence Do They Come?

This photo shows a pretty typical example of a lens flare. In chapter 5, we cover light, the visible spectrum, the three basic type of light, how it moves and bends and what can bend it. Lens flares are a … Continue reading Continue reading

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An out of this world semester…

What a wild ride it has been for me in astronomy 201. I really didn’t know what I was getting myself into. I am not strong in science, I took this course because I needed a credit for MNS and i sounded really interesting, and I didn’t know anyone in the class when it began. […] Continue reading

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(Infa) Red-Hot Photography

For my 6th blog post, I want to share one of my favorite videos I have found this semester. The video, titled, “Movements in Red”, by photographer Andrew Hurtleff, shows what our world would look like if we could pick up infared wavelengths. Near-infared light, as seen in the video, is detected by light-sensitive chips in Hurtleff’s […] Continue reading

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