Night Sky Photo Tours – September

Here are some images from my Night Sky Photo Tours in August. I was out three times and each night we were all able to get stunning images of the Milky Way.

These first two images are from Aug. 12th.

Diablo Overlook Milky Way

Diablo Overlook Milky Way

Diablo Overlook - Twilight

Diablo Overlook – Twilight

These next two images are from Aug. 13th, first from the Diablo Overlook and then from the Washington Pass Overlook. These images were taken as a part of the North Cascades Institute Class Night Sky Class. The next NCI NIght Sky Class is scheduled for Sept. 11th. Here is the link!

Diablo Lookout Stars and Fire

Diablo Lookout Stars and Fire, Aug. 13

Liberty Bell, Aug. 13

Liberty Bell, Aug. 13

This link gives some basic info on whats needed to capture great Milky Way Images.

These next images were captured at the Park Butte Lookout on the south side of Mount Baker on Aug. 17th. Though it was 3 days after the New Moon the skies were still wonderful!

Mt Baker and Aurora glow

Mt Baker and Aurora glow

Night Sky Photo Tours – September

The next New Moon is September 12th. If you would like to sign up for the Night Sky Tour in September the nights that are available are: Thursday, Sept. 10, Saturday, Sept. 12, Sunday, Sept. 13 and Monday, Sept. 14. Drive in and Hike in tours are available, but will fill up fast!

Here is the link to register and reserve your spot.

Sunsets are a bonus when doing Night Sky Tours! Here is a sunset Image from the Diablo Overlook.

diablo-overlook-2

Diablo Overlook

And another sunset image from last Monday at the Park Butte Lookout.

Sunset at Park Butte Lookout

Sunset at Park Butte Lookout

 

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