Storms Clouds Over the Andes
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Sunset with a little green flash (?)
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Andes Under Storm Clouds at Night
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Telescope Panorama #2
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The Blanco Telescope and Dark Energy Camera
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Star Trails to the South.
The large dome on the ridge at the bottom left is the Southern Gemini Telescope. It sits atop Cerro Pachon.
Andean Condor with Mountains
This shot was fortunate - I happened to have my camera bag with me at lunch and noticed this Condor riding thermal updrafts over the valley.
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Telescope Domes, Milky Way, LMC, SMC, & So Much More
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Large Magellanic Cloud
Test of stacking a dozen or so frames in photoshop CC.
Raptor of Some Kind
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Elquis River Valley
If you look closely you can find the Elqui Reservoir along with lots of little vinyards.
Orion Constellation Featruring Great Nebula, Flame Nebula, Horse Head Nebula and Bernard's Loop
This is a test of 12 four second exposures stacked by hand in photoshop CC.
Eta Corinea Nebula
A six panel panorama of the Milkyway and Corinea.
European Southern Obersvatory at La Silla Lit by Setting Sun
European Space Agency (ESA) Telescopes 60+ miles way lit up by the setting sun.
Startrails Around Southern Pole Over the CTIO Dormitory.
CTIO is the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory and is home to the 4-meter Blanco telescope and the Dark Energy Camera. It is located in the southern Atacoma Desert in Chilean state of Coquimbo.
This image was made by taking many 40 second exposures and combining them with Photoshop to create startrails. This method is very good because it reduces the influence of thermal noise on the final image compared to a single very long exposure.
Notice the little viscacha who hopped into the frame during the exposures.
Preparing to Capture Southern Pole Star Trials
Milkyway, Corinea and Blanco Dome
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Orion and Telescope Nightscape
1.5-meter telescope on the far left.
Star Trails Over Elqui Valley and CTIO
Small Maganellanic Cloud & 47-Tuc.
Eight images stacked by hand in photoshop CC. The individual images are 3.2 second exposures taken with a 200mm lens.
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A decent view of Cerro Tololo - there are 23 telescopes there. At the mid-right is the dorm and on the far right is the circular administration building.
Stray Dog in Church in Vinuna
This guy was taking advantage of a little mid-day shade inside the door of the church in Vicuna.
Hostel dog - not stray.
So one picture of a hummingbird is neat, but why not compress all the good shots I got of this guy into one image?