John Sims' Photo Gallery


Star Trails at the Tropic of Capricorn (as seen in Sky & Space , Aug/Sep 1999), Stuart Hwy, NT, Australia.
Monument and terrain illuminated by waxing gibbous moon, April '99. Light pollution by Alice Springs.
Star trails depict Pointers, Coal Sack, Crux, Carina and South Celestial Pole.
Equipment: 35mm camera piggy-backed on a garbage bin.
Exposure time: approx. 1 Marlboro Light
Lens stats: forgotten.