Gem Island Night Sky

Last month, Astrophotography Group of Malaysia (APGM) went to Pulau Gemia (Gem Island) near Pulau Kapas in Terengganu, for its fantastic night sky.

And they are not disappointed. The night was clear and the Milky Way stretches across the night sky from one end to the other with dust bands visible to the naked eye. So the members setup their equipment and “fired away”.

And these are the astrophotos they captured during that trip.  How much I wish I was there…

Summer Milky Way. Click to enlarge

M8 & M20. Click to enlarge

Rho Ophiuchi. Click to enlarge

It’s a pity… I was supposed to be one of them, but unfortunately, the trip was planned during working days… so… ai…


~ by thChieh on June 24, 2008.

3 Responses to “Gem Island Night Sky”

  1. Magnificent photos!! The Lagoon & Trifid is taken in Cheras KL?

  2. […] Gem Island Night Sky […]

  3. Oops.. I grabed the wrong photo. That photo was indeed taken in Chreas KL, but it’s not the photo I intended to post here… I’ve change it to the one taken in Gem Island.

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