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The Southern Sky Through SALT

Kai Staats

August 6, 2013

The Southern Sky Through SALT

While working on a documentary film about astronomy, I was granted opportunity to spend a week at the South African Astronomical Observatory in Sutherland, South Africa. This single exposure is reduced by a single dark image to remove the hot pixels. Canon 60D, Tokina 12-24 at 12mm, F4, 15 seconds. To spend a night inside of SALT felt to me like a ride on a space craft, the window overhead a portal to the universe which I explored.

Comments:

TBruno09: 02/11/2014 08:09 CST

Wow! Excellent photo! Sounds like a great adventure :)

Jim: 08/20/2014 02:16 CDT

I love this!

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