Part 2 Sceneries in dark night
Firefly & star trails 2011


with sinking Big Dipper & Arcturus

Date & Time: Jun 25 2011, from 20:15 to 20:24 JST(+0900)
Lighten-mode composite of 10 shots with 1min. exposed
Optical: SIGMA 15mm EX Fisheye F2.8, Aperture: F2.8
Digital Camera: Nikon D700
Location: Minobu town, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...JPEG-FINE(4256 x 2832)
Device Size...FX format (36 x 24mm)
Sensitivity...ISO1600, White Balance...Auto





with rising summer's great triangle

Date & Time: Jun 25 2011, from 20:46 to 21:24 JST(+0900)
Lighten-mode composite of 37 shots with 1min. exposed
Optical: SIGMA 15mm EX Fisheye F2.8, Aperture: F2.8
Digital Camera: Nikon D700
Location: Minobu town, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...JPEG-FINE(4256 x 2832)
Device Size...FX format (36 x 24mm)
Sensitivity...ISO1600, White Balance...Auto




These images show you a competitive performance of fireflies and star field. It's the rainy season in Japan, unfortunately fine night skies could not be appreciated but more fireflies appeared than average year.




Northern star trails for 11 hours

Ringing summer's triangle beyond grassy plain


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