Star trails, People and places
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Orion coloured star trails
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Star trails and wide angle pictures of the sky -- stationary camera
(See also thumbnail images)

AAT 5.     Star trails southwest of the AAT dome
AAT 6.     Star trails around the S celestial pole
MISC 4.   The AAT dome by the light of the full Moon
MISC 5.   Dawn and evening twilights reflected in the AAT dome
MISC 6.   Moonset into cloud over the Warrumbungle Range
MISC 7.   Pinatubo sunset and star trails around the AAT dome
MISC 8.   Aurora Australis from Siding Spring
MISC 11. Orion star colours, step-focus technique
MISC 12. Orion's belt rising over the lights of Coonabarabran
MISC 13. North celestial pole star trails
MISC 14. South celestial pole star trails
MISC 15. North and South celestial poles star trails
MISC 16. Southern Cross and Pointers, star colours - step-focus technique, long trails
MISC 18. The view to the north from Siding Spring
MISC 19. Sunset 'star' trail, the track of the setting sun
MISC 22. The AAT dome from the Director's Cottage.
MISC 23. Southern Cross and Pointers, star colours - step-focus technique, short trails
MISC 29. The UK Schmidt Telescope under a milky sky
MISC 32. Antares and Jupiter, defocused trails
MISC 36. Southern Cross star trails around the AAT dome

Wide angle pictures of the sky -- tracking camera
AAT 28.   Wide angle view of The southern Milky Way
MISC 9.   The southern Milky Way from Crux to Carina
MISC 10. The Milky Way in Scorpius, Ara and Norma
MISC 20. Comet Halley hanging in the Milky Way in 1986
MISC 21. The Large and Small Magellanic Clouds
MISC 28. A bad night under the stars

Siding Spring, the AAT and UK Schmidt Telescopes
AAT 1.    The 3.9m Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT)
AAT 2.    The UK Schmidt Telescope (UKST)
AAT 3.    The telescope control console of the AAT
AAT 4a.  The prime focus cage and an observer
AAT 4b.  The prime focus cage and an older observer
AAT 4c.  The prime focus cage and a displaced observer
MISC 1.  The AAT dome (forground) and the UK Schmidt building
MISC 2.  The UK Schmidt buildings (foreground) and the AAT at Siding Spring
MISC 3.  AAT dome and utilities building
MISC 17. Pinatubo dust colours the twilight

Miscellaneous
Postage stamps, Australian Astronomical Observatory images

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Updated 2003 January 2   photo@aao.gov.au