Contains:  Star trails
Van Gogh Trails, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars
Van Gogh Trails, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars

Van Gogh Trails

Van Gogh Trails, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars
Van Gogh Trails, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars

Van Gogh Trails

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Nikkor 14-24 f2.8

Imaging cameras: Nikon D850

Software: StarStaX  ·  Lightroom CC



Resolution: 4128x2752

Locations: Tanera Park, Aro Valley, Wellington, New Zealand

Data source: Backyard

Description

A star trail shot of my portable setup, and the only one I have available right-now during the Covid-19 lockdown here in New Zealand, with my main setup stored at my remote observing location. My Nikon d7500 with Sigma 150-600mm lens on the little but oh so powerful Skywatcher Star Adventurer. People always ask how I manage to make it handle that lens, and it's quite easy as long as your overall structure (tripod, ball-head, ...) is solid, and you can align well.

Luckily here in central Welington, even in Bortle 6, when heading into the park behind home (pictured) you can faintly make out the milke-way with bare eyes. At the top of the image the dense area of stars is the Eta Carinae region.

I took a few frames out of the star trails stack and I find it gives the image a bit of a Van Gogh's "Starry Night" look and feel.

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Van Gogh Trails, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars