Every month, the moon comes all the way around in its orbit so that it is mostly between us and the sun. These images were taken yesterday at Zion National Park, Utah.
The Milky Way appears over Zion National Park on a moonless night.
Billion and Billions of stars!
This entry was posted on September 2, 2016 by Michael Andrew Just. It was filed under Desert Southwest, National Parks, Utah, Zion and was tagged with Milky Way, New Moon, Night, Southern Utah, Stars, utah, zion national park.
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September 2, 2016 at 1:57 PM
Fantastic pics. What settings did you use?
September 2, 2016 at 2:59 PM
Thanks Peggy. Settings were F4.0 for 25 seconds at 2000 ISO
September 6, 2016 at 6:15 PM
Love seeing the milky way. It’s mesmerising!
September 6, 2016 at 6:48 AM
Beautiful images … I am inspired! I went out the other night after the moon went down but haven’t found the ideal spot yet … I need to get closer to the mountains I think. What illuminated those peaks in the distance?
September 6, 2016 at 12:09 PM
Thanks Denise. It took me some time to find the good spots at Zion. The light in the distance was from either Springdale or St george
September 6, 2016 at 6:14 PM
Great captures of the milk way! Can’t imagine being there…
September 8, 2016 at 8:56 AM
Thanks Amy. I may go out tonight since its another new moon!
September 30, 2016 at 3:57 PM
Thanks so very much for opening up the night sky for us. Awesome photos~~
September 9, 2016 at 9:04 AM
September 30, 2016 at 3:56 PM
September 30, 2016 at 11:02 AM
With your last image, I can’t help but think of the Scriptures – Genesis 15:5 – 5 He took him outside and said, “Look up at the sky and count the stars—if indeed you can count them.” Then he said to him, “So shall your offspring be.”
October 17, 2016 at 9:19 PM
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