I don’t know how a fly sees the world, but it might be like this…
While waiting for the moon to set, I decided to take a 360×180° panoramic photo from the top of a tripod stuck just outside the roof of my observatory. When turned “inside-out”, the panoramic photo is popularly called a “tiny planet” photo.
Most of the central part of the photo is the inside of my (cluttered) observatory. The outside of the photo shows the horizon and sky.
Go to: http://astrocamera.net/2014/0531/index.htm to see a larger view and the original panoramic photo in an interactive panoramic viewer.
Nikon D600 Night-sky Time-lapse Test
First test of the D600 used for a night time-lapse video… http://youtu.be/IcZGaJD4yH8 Be sure to view this in 1080p HD format for best quality.
In anticipation of a trip, we’ve decided to add a Nikon D600 to supplement the D700 I normally use for wide-field astrophotos. So the first test I did was to compare the low-light performance to the D700:
Bottom line… the D600 does well. My concern that the smaller pixels would impact low-light performance were unfounded.