Earthquake Astrophotography Light Painting

By Ben • photography, science, space • 10 Jun 2013

What happens when you combine a long-exposure photograph of Jupiter and the Galilean moons with a 5.8 magnitude earthquake?

A beautiful image, that's what:

Photographer Andrew Dare was set up near Cuscu, Peru and took a 3-second exposure of Jupiter just as the earthquake struck, resulting in the photo above. Without an earthquake, the image would look like the image on the left:

I'd say earthquakes definitely improve the interestingness of astrophotography.

from PetaPixel,
via Phil Plait

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