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Dimensions4160 x 6240
Original file size23.8 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken10-Apr-21 22:14
Date modified12-Apr-21 20:54
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeFUJIFILM
Camera modelX-T4
Focal length10 mm
Focal length (35mm)15 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure30s at f/4
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 3200
Metering modePattern
Coonowrin Stars

Coonowrin Stars

I realised on Saturday morning that conditions for astrophotography on Saturday night would be quite good with clear skies and close to a new moon. I contacted my mate on the whim that he might be free to do some astrophotography. Before I contacted him I thought the Glass House Mountains would be a good place to go and I have wanted to photograph stars there for a while. My mate was already up the Sunshine Coast and was planning to head back down to Brisbane so after agreeing to meet up, then changing our minds and then re-agreeing to meeting up, we met up just before 10pm for an hour of astrophotography at Mount Coonowrin. (As an aside, the thing which changed my mind to head out was my wife and daughter who were watching a replay of Better Homes and Gardens and there was a segment on astrophotography.)
Conditions were great and I really enjoyed photographing that evening.
2 images stacked:
FujiFilm XT-4
10-24 @ 10mm
ISO3200 f/4 30sec
Capture time: 10/04/2021 10:13pm