Taking photos of displays...

Pete Turnbull pete at dunnington.u-net.com
Wed Mar 2 16:34:21 CST 2005


On Mar 1 2005,  7:20, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Mar 2005, Ethan Dicks wrote:
>
> > Agreed... I have an Olympus D10 I picked up a couple of years
ago...
> > one important feature is that it has an external trigger input for
a
> > "bulb".  I used it to take pictures of the Aurora Australis
> >
(http://www.penguincentral.com/cgi-penguincentral/pix.cgi?target=2004)
>
> Man, I have got to get me down to Antarctica some day.  I'm sure this
is a
> really stupid question, bit is that greenish glow really what it
looks
> like in real life?  Amazing!

Yes, though the colours vary, and aren't static.  Take a look at
AuroraWatch, especially the gallery:
http://www.dcs.lancs.ac.uk/iono/aurorawatch/

-- 
Pete						Peter Turnbull
						Network Manager
						University of York



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