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Star Trails

  1. Aug 31, 2012 #1
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  3. Aug 31, 2012 #2

    Drakkith

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    That section of the sky simply has more bright stars than the other.
     
  4. Sep 1, 2012 #3
    I'm sure Drakkith is correct--also the actual trails seem a bit overexposed, and that exacerbates the effect. I would guess that the photographer possibly 'stacked' multiple images and the alignment might have been off a bit, because the single exposure shots I've seen tend to be sharper. Anyway, see the shot on the homepage here--
    http://startrails.de/
    It resembles the one you referenced, as far as the imbalance you noted...
     
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