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This image is about the limits of what you can achieve with a non-SLR digital camera (Canon SX10IS, 8 second exposure @ 20X, tripod-mounted):


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I woke up around 145am EST to take a piss and thought i'd check it out. Yeah, nothing was happening yet so i went back to bed!

That is a nice shot though Excellent
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I went to bed and forgot all about it.  I'm glad Jono captured it. 
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I saw it at 3:55 a.m....looks just like the pic. Imagine that.
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 It was too cloudy here but it definitely got dark as it was happening.
 
  Thunbs Up  NICE pic,Jono!
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Very nice Jon!  It was a great show last night.  Just didn't get any pictures taken myself.
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What is surprising to me is that enough rotation occurs in 8 seconds to turn the stars into streaks like that.
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I forgot about it too... super pic though jono, thanks!!
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