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Prime or Zoom – Which Lens Combination Is Right For You?

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Astro-Modded Cameras – IR Filter Removal and H-Alpha with Clarence Spencer|2019 Nightscaper Conference

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Chase The Milky Way – Arizona and Utah

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Top Milky Way Photography Tricks That Aren’t Tricks!

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Chase The Milky Way Mindshift Backpack Giveaway Winner!

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Best Cameras for Night Photography – B&H Night Photography Series

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MilkyWayPhotographers T-Shirt Giveaway Winner!

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ESA - European Space Agency & Max-Planck Institute for Solar System Research for OSIRIS Team ESA/MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/RSSD/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA - http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2007/02/True-colour_image_of_Mars_seen_by_OSIRISTrue color image of Mars taken by the OSIRIS instrument on the ESA Rosetta spacecraft during its February 2007 flyby of the planet. The image was generated using the OSIRIS orange (red), green, and blue filters. Alternative description: The first true-colour image generated using the OSIRIS orange (red), green and blue colour filters. The image was acquired on 24 February 2007 at 19:28 CET from a distance of about 240 000 km; image resolution is about 5 km/pixel.

Send Your Name to Mars

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Chase The Milky Way Mindshift Backpack Giveaway

Stanley Harper, one of the writers for MilkyWayPhotographers.com, has kicked off his inaugural "Chase the Milky Way" tour this year. Several companies are supporting the...

SpaceX Starlink Satellite ‘Train’ Offers Rare Photographic Opportunity in our Night Sky right now!

This Satellite Train won't last forever, so get out there fast! Credit: Dr. Marco Langbroek (sattrackcam.blogspot.com)LINK TO VIDEO: https://youtu.be/ytUygPqjXEc After...

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