Crystal Summit

Crystal Summit SunsetCrystal Summit Startrail

This is was my second time up at Crystal Summit with people from the University. That being Dr. Ownby, Alyssa, and Mikah. While the Milky Way was visible, the half moon made it very difficult to capture, but all of our star trails turned out nicely. I also used this opportunity to get some more sunset photos, it is surprisingly hard to get a decent one with no clouds.

Astrophotography

Not my first trip to Craters of the Moon National Park in Idaho, but my first successful trip to capture the Milky Way. I started that journey on a small outlet in Arbon, Idaho where I first cracked the secrets of Milky Way photography the day before my classes’ trip to Craters. If you ever get a chance to see the Milky Way with your own eyes, definitely take it.