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    Another try. I am just wondering is that bright spot in the middle a star or is it from my camera. The settings on the camera were shuter 15sec, f4.4, iso 800, 124 focal length. Feedback is apreiciated
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    sure looks like a star from here...
    the airy disc makes higher mag stars look bigger even though they are really only points of light
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    Thanks for the info. Hopefully it will be clear tonight
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    Good shot! Thanks for sharing your attempt, have you tried to bring down the ISO to 400 and see?

    Any newer shots to share?

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    Good image.
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    I am using a canon 450d. I havent had a chance to take any more it has been cloudy and is supposed to the rest of the week.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kmfd71 View Post
    Another try. I am just wondering is that bright spot in the middle a star or is it from my camera. The settings on the camera were shuter 15sec, f4.4, iso 800, 124 focal length. Feedback is apreiciated
    It looks like a bright star. Here is a photo of Sirius; 1600 ISO, 15 second exposure Canon EOS 1000D, Meade 2045LX3 102 mm f10 SCT
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    Maybe you could try your camera in a darkened room
    -or- against something black ?

    That bright thing cud very well be a star, which would be good
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    Thanks for the feedback. I do have a question though, What is a good lense for taking shots like that i am using a canon ef 28-80 3.5-5.6. Thanks
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