Taking photos of displays...

jpero at sympatico.ca jpero at sympatico.ca
Wed Mar 2 12:05:16 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

We had aurora last fall or past winter and it was only a very faint 
green smudge, disappointing in the hindsight even that was phsyically 
first time to see one.   This gallery is *awesome!*.

Cheers,

Wizard



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