The Half-Astrophysicist Blog

A Night @Kitt Peak

I just got back from out Project Astro workshop night at Kitt Peak.  Spend most of the evening showing teachers objects through the Galileoscope including Jupiter, Mizar, M4, M7, M8, M13 and M31.  Not a bad collection for a little scope.

I did manage a couple of night shots.  Couldn’t resist getting the Milky Way over one of the domes on Kitt Peak.IMG_1686I also took a shot toward Tucson of the lights.  Remember Tucson has good lighting ordinances so note the lack of upward directed lighting,  You still get some light…hey, there are a lot of people down there!

IMG_1682Good night…another day of the workshop tomorrow!

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September 19, 2009 - Posted by | Astronomy, Astrophotography, Dark Skies, International Year of Astronomy, Observing

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