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Randitola
01-10-2013, 09:23 AM
New Years Eve - at LAST clear skies. While at a local farm celebrating with friends, I took some time to take advantage of the dark sky. There is a lot going on in this sky. We have Jupiter snuggled up close to the horns of Taurus, Plieades star cluster, Orion trying to escape the light pollution from town.
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8500/8366670635_81b2a93d38_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/77916250@N06/8366670635/)
DSC_0159 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/77916250@N06/8366670635/) by Randitola (http://www.flickr.com/people/77916250@N06/), on Flickr

aubintbay
01-10-2013, 12:12 PM
Nice shot. I like the woodpile at the bottom....add to the overall feel bigtime.

Realist
01-10-2013, 06:29 PM
Nice shot, tried shooting the night sky a few times, not too much luck though.

Hillbillygirl
01-12-2013, 04:22 AM
This is one where I think the light pollution actually adds to the effect. Nicely done Randitola.