Some folks, stuck at home, have been looking for new pursuits — and one of the favorites is skywatching. Here’s some advice from skywatchers around the world on how to snap better picks of spaceward images from Vice:
While astrophotographers are among the many people who have had their normal professional activities upended by the pandemic—resulting in cancelled lectures, workshops, and documentaries—these lockdowns have also left them with more time to develop their craft, and to invite newcomers into the community.
“Once the lockdown started hitting everybody all over the world, I wanted to shift the focus of my content to inspire people who are stuck at home to still enjoy the night sky, even if they live in a light-polluted area,” said astrophotographer Alyn Wallace in an email. “Forcing people to stay indoors will only encourage them to look out and the night sky is a great infinite source of solace.”
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