Brèche de Roland

"Brèche de Roland" from Pic du Midi Observatory (French Pyrénées). Canon EOS 350D + Canon 135 mm f/2 L lens (used at f/2). At moon light - August 2005. 12 standards star-trail images are combined with the ADD_MAX command of Iris.


Enlarged crop of a similar image (at original scale). Note the effect atmospheric turbulence.

Localisation of the "Brèche de Roland"

Full Frame: the Pyrénées mountain chain. The orange pollution light of the city of Barèges is faintly visible through the cloud sea. Canon EOS 350D. Zoom Canon 17-40 mm f/4 L used at 17 mm f/4. August 2005.