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Sleepless in Wisconsin: My Comet Neowise Images — 4 Comments

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  2. Dear Fr. Kurzynski,

    Thank you for this post about getting out there and observing the stars. Then capturing with a photo. I am just starting with astrophotography and it can take away from the pure joy of just seeing it before you. But then again, in my light polluted skies of Philadelphia (Neowise was just a dot) using long exposures has opened up another world to me that I can’t observe with my eye alone.

    I love your last shot with the reflection in the lake. Torn between the two photos with the Arts Center but I still fall for the second one due to the number of stars you can see.

    And for your first, I do prefer the stacked version, again because of the number of stars. One comment I would add is that when you do spend the time to capture a photo and do a bit of post-processing I find that I want to know more about the object and identify nearby stars. This takes me back outside since I can better appreciate the skies above as I get to know them. The difference in the straight blue line vs the dust cloud line being pushed by the Sun’s photons just makes me smile.

    Love the previous post and look forward to other insights from you.

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