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Milky Way Bow over the Yorkshire Dales

Milky Way Bow over the Yorkshire Dales
Taken just outside the town of Richmond. My first bow! Not too sure if the white line is an aeroplane or 'shooting star. A dark night but the lights of Richmond town shown on here too.

A big thanks to my photo mate Steve Paxton for his help and tips in producing this.

Marie-claire Gallet, rod bally, Peter_Private_Box, gezginruh and 7 other people have particularly liked this photo


20 comments - The latest ones
 Steve Paxton
Steve Paxton club
Herb the white line is no plane more a satellite by the look. this is but step one its where you go from here that is the question. it sure is a Bow and the milky way. it a pleasure to help and start the learning process. in fact this has about 5 large light sources but you can get a Bow even in England.
3 years ago. Edited 3 years ago.
Herb Riddle club
has replied to Steve Paxton club
Ah, my mentor speaks. yes, this prove that Milky Way bows are possible here too. Not so very easy near my home in Greater Manchester as there are far too many city lights but with a little bit of travel, well here are the results. A meteor shower was still in force during this week and so it might well have been a meteor which I saw one for sure, like a firework heading for our earth. A lot if light sources on here which may have gone if only I could have been awake anther three hours! Thanks again my star friend from down under.
Herb
3 years ago.
Steve Paxton club
has replied to Herb Riddle club
Herb that would almost make sense the meteor shower , of which i saw nothing but clouds......
3 years ago.
 Dmitry Terentyev (msdte)
Dmitry Terentyev (ms…
Excellent photo!
3 years ago.
Herb Riddle club
has replied to Dmitry Terentyev (ms…
Thank you Dmitry. Much nice to have a comment form you rather than just a fav tick. Keep well, Herb
3 years ago.
 Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker club
Great shot and interesting to follow Steve's notes too,
3 years ago.
Herb Riddle club
has replied to Andy Rodker club
Thanks Andy and good to see you are 'live' again. Yes, you also know Steve and so will be aware too of his super MW Bows. His knowledge in this field is invaluable. See you soon, Herb
3 years ago.
Andy Rodker club
has replied to Herb Riddle club
I've never been away, Herb. ipernity is my day-to-day photosharing home now, with the occasional flurry in 23!l
All best wishes to you!
Andy
3 years ago.
 LutzP
LutzP club
Magnificent!
3 years ago.
Herb Riddle club
has replied to LutzP club
Thank you my friend. Very happy you like this.
Regards, Herb
3 years ago.
 Daniela Brocca
Daniela Brocca club
Beautiful, Herb. Here it's not possible to see the Milky Way, even if we are in a narrow valley. I think too much light.
3 years ago.
Herb Riddle club
has replied to Daniela Brocca club
Hi Danni, again its great to see you here with your heart-felt comments. I understand what you mean with your high mountains obscuring most of the Milky Way for you. I an sure some of it would be visible when you have clear nights but to capture that - I well know the difficulties. This was done with nine vertical pictures stitched together to make a panorama.
Best wishes, Herb
3 years ago.
 John Goodwin
John Goodwin club
Very nice indeed, Herb. I think considering the weather in this country, you have done really well. YS... John.
3 years ago.
Herb Riddle club
has replied to John Goodwin club
You are right John. I really don't get to see too many stars in perfectly clear nights. As it was, I was on holiday in the North Yorkshire Dales near Richmond which is a designated 'dark sky' area (not much town light pollution) and was lucky enough to be there on a no moon time so very dark and very many stars but as you can see here -the lights of Richmond still intruded. Ah well -hopefully as Steve says above, I shall improve with experience.
best Wishes, herb
3 years ago.
 gezginruh
gezginruh club
Really great shot!!!
A big YS!!
Best wishes
Füsun
3 years ago.
Herb Riddle club
has replied to gezginruh club
Füsun, nice to see your real name at last and delighted that you too enjoy this photo which is a new venture for me. (I needed a lot of help from Steve Paxton -above to re-create it though.)
Best wishes, Herb
ps that is our caravan in the foreground!
3 years ago. Edited 3 years ago.
 Peter_Private_Box
Peter_Private_Box club
Hi Herb,

Great technical skill as ever! It is very rare to see this kind of thing in England, never mind photograph it. I am very impressed!!

I've tried sky shots, and seen meteors, but they are never bright enough to register on the image sensor. Satellites go much slower across the sky, but I will keep an open mind on your streak!

Best Wishes
Peter
3 years ago.
Herb Riddle club
has replied to Peter_Private_Box club
Good to see you here Peter and my apologise for this late reply. Like you I have not seem very many Milky Way shots from here but there are some, especially from people living in our dark sky spots such as the very NE England and many parts of Scotland. This was taken with my very wide 10mm lens and consist of about 10 portrait photos stitched together. Each exposure was for 10 full seconds with another 10-20secs camera noise reduction time thrown in. This final stitch was done with the software: PTGui. I thought the streak to more likely an aeroplane but my friend Steve (above) thinks a satellite.

All the Best for the Season my friend, Herbert
3 years ago.
 rod bally
rod bally club
Wonderful shot! Congratulations!
3 years ago.
Herb Riddle club
has replied to rod bally club
Thank You Rod both for your visit and comment. Sorry for being late in my reply.

All The Best, Herb
3 years ago.

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