Time-lapse Photography of the Milky Way « Goldpaint Photography

Came across another Timelapse related blog post. Some great images. Will try and do something like this in a few months!!! Time-lapse Photography of the Milky Way « Goldpaint Photography.

Timelapses and Astrophotography

I started doing some astrophotography a year or two ago. Only wide angle stuff, I don’t have the fancy kit to do deep space stuff. It took me at least 3 or 4 months to get the knack of it. Braving the cold on my nights off work with my camera, tripod and a flask of tea. I found it quite relaxing. The camera could shoot away whilst I sat to admire the stars.

Here are a few of my decent shots. Of which there aren’t many!

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Fantastic Falcon 9 Launch

Spaceflight changed today with the much anticipated demonstration launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the Dragon capsule set atop. The rocket is being designed as part of NASA’s Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program. In other words they want a way to get things (and people) up to the International Space Station. Falcon 9 is the first ever commercial launch vehicle to have been launched, orbit the Earth, and then re-enter. Over the coming years we’ll being seeing a lot more of it. Exciting times ahead!

BBC News article

SpaceX website