I just could not fall asleep yesterday. It’s possible it was due to the full moon shining directly into my bedroom window. But as the sky was very clear yesterday I got up and set up the camera on the balcony of my flat. Just for fun, to see what I get. And I was pleasantly surprised with the result. Even while shooting in the middle of a city, I got very nice star-trails. This gives me a lot of ideas where to try this next time :)

This is a blend of 86 exposures in Photoshop. The big bright line on the top is of course the moon. Looks almost like a falling asteroid, like in the movie Armageddon :)

Technique: Photoshop edit
Number of exposures: 86, Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Lens: Canon 16-35mm F2.8
Focal length: 32mm, Aperture: 2.8, Middle exposure time: 30s, ISO: 100, Tripod used: yes

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