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GoPro Astro Photography


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It's been quite some time since I've been out with the telescope but regular viewings with the naked eye have still took place over the last few months.

I've just purchased a GoPro Hero 4 Silver and decided to give it a go last night for a bit of Astro Photography.

The camera was just sat outside my back door on a Gorillapod and left to run for a couple of hours taking 30 second exposures.

I was amazed as to how much it had captured.

http://youtu.be/19RiC0DMoX4

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Yes I was very surprised by how good the results were. I don't think that I could get anything as well exposed with my EOS300D, certainly the 3 mm lens works great in these situations.

Roy, I don;t think that they would be so good through the scope as the lens is only 3mm.

I've already posted a couple more videos on the channel for showing daytime time lapse and slow motion.

I do have a project in mind of taking some images around where I live at night, made up from stills and video where I also hope to capture the night sky in certain places.

If I do get something done then I will post it back.

Thanks for the comments, most appreciated.

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