The Half-Astrophysicist Blog

The Winter Sky

Just a quick shot of the winter sky with my new Canon 60D. I haven’t got to play with it much due to travel and then weather not being cooperative when I got back and life generally getting in the way. But so far, I like it. Here’s why.



January 31, 2013 - Posted by | Astrophotography |


  1. Aim towards the western sky after twilight ends and you’ll be able to capture the Zodiacal Light. I’ve done it with my Nikon D7000 DSLR. Currently, it makes a V in the sky with the Milky Way.

    Comment by Mike Weasner | January 31, 2013 | Reply

  2. I know you can see the Zodiacal light, but I live on the east side of Tucson so when I look west after sunset, I see the Tucson Nebula 🙂 I would have to travel to get the Zodiacal light.

    Comment by halfastro | January 31, 2013 | Reply

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