A Night at Cherry Grove

Cherry Grove Observatory
Cannon Falls, MN

The June 30th, 2000 star party at the Cherry Grove Observatory with the MN ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY

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Cherry Grove Looking WNW at night

@#$%*! Headlights

Checking the Star Charts

Ursa Major (The Great Bear) over Dave Runkle

Star Trails over cg

Ursa Major (The Great Bear) over CG

Scorpius (The Scorpion) over C.G.

Scorpius (The Scorpion) & Dave Runkle

Scorpius (The Scorpion) & ???

Cherry Grove Looking NW during the day

Inside Warming House.

Inside Observatory with roof rolled back. awaiting its 16" scope.

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03, 04, 05 cg Shots
16, 14, 13 Ursa Major Shots
06, 17, 07 Scorpius Shots
20, 21, 23 Daytime Shots

Photos (C) by Ben Huset June 2000
Shooting with Fuji 800 ASA film. Most exposures are 1-2 min with f2.8 28mm lens. Star trail shots are about 20 min.

 

Last revision July 4, 2000
by Ben
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