Latest shots from my experiments in photographing the night sky. No telescope, just my Digital SLR camera and a tripod. Click on the images to see larger versions.
Jupiter and its 4 largest moons – Io, Europa, Ganymede, and Callisto.
Nikon D7000, 18-200mm lens, ISO 1000, f/5.6, 0.25 second exposure.
The Orion Nebula (M42).
Nikon D7000, 18-200mm lens, ISO 6400, f/5.6, 2.5 second exposure.
Pleiades star cluster.
Nikon D7000, 35mm lens, ISO 3200, f/1.8, 5 second exposure.
Night sky. Pointed the lens straight up, did a long exposure, wanted to see how many stars I could get in the image.
Nikon D7000, 35mm lens, ISO 800, f/1.8, 30 second exposure.