A Little Night Planet (photo compoite)

By: György Soponyai


Tarján, Hungary

2014 July 24-26


From the photographer: "The annual astro-camp of Hungarian Astronomical Association was held end of July in Gerecse Mountain near Tarján (~40km from Budapest). During those three nights I took the opportunity to accomplish my long-planned 360-degree startrail panorama with the hope that the light of observing lamps could produce a cool and intimate foreground of the scene. I was very lucky with the weather: only the first night was partially cloudy so I took 106 minutes of exposure (53 x 2 min) turning the camera to different directions every night. This image was created by applying a Little Planet effect on that all-sky startrail photo."
György Soponyai -

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