Astonishing New Photo of the Andromeda Galaxy Created Using 3D Printed Part #SpaceSaturday
Nicolas Lefaudeux created a unique, 3D-printed part to set his camera at an angle at the telescope’s point of focus, creating a blur that’s reminiscent of the tilt-shift effect. Here’s more from Astronomy Now:
Taken in Forges-les-Bains, Île-de-France, the photograph depicts a version of the Andromeda Galaxy seemingly at arm’s length. Competition judge Ed Robinson said: “To most of us, our closest neighbouring galaxy Andromeda can also feel so distanced and out of reach, yet to create a photograph that gives us the impression that it is just within our physical reach is truly magical, and somewhat appropriate as we adjust after such socially distanced times.”
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