Swirls Around Polaris
Photographed by Scott Davis on August 2, 2013
From Courtright Reservoir, CA
The motion of the stars is clearly shown in this star trail image taken up at Courtright Reservoir, a beautiful location in the Sierra National Forest at an elevation of approximately 8,200 feet.
Imaging Camera:
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT
Imaging Scope/Lens:
Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 @ 18mm
Standard Tripod
Guide Scope/Camera:
Exposure Details:
Camera settings were ISO 100, f/10, 5 Hour exposure. In-camera noise reduction was turned on.

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