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Magpie Mine Milky Way

By JamesGrantPhotography  
This is Magpie Mine near Sheldon. Looking at the map it seemed fairly promising for dark skies and I thought the subject would be interesting.

I had never been before, so walking around in the dark trying to find a spot to compose from was fun. However, due to the relative low height of the area the light pollution on the horizon was quite strong and the skies not incredibly dark.

Not to worry, I still like the shot for the composition, interest and I think the night sky suits the location well.

Tags: Peak district Night Derbyshire Stars Milky way Night sky Peaks Magpie mine Landscape and travel

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6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2014 9:37AM

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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6 Aug 2014 10:59AM
Beautiful shot!
alansnap Plus
12 577 26 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2014 11:23AM
A lovely shot with fine composition. The light pollution actually adds something, so I won't worry too much.
dark_lord Plus
12 1.8k 329 England
6 Aug 2014 11:38PM
The light pollution is not distracting, it's a subtle colouration of the sky. The main interest, the Milky Way, is perfectly clear, well captured. Job done!

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