Moonset And Milky Way Panorama Over Cedar Breaks National Monument

Equipment Info
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D600
State/Province/Region
UT
Country
US
Nearest Area
Southern Utah
Town
Brian Head
Brief Directions

This viewpoint is on Highway 148 through Cedar Breaks National Monument.

Notes

Shot in the portrait orientation to maximize capture with nine 30 second exposures to compose the panorama composited in Photoshop. Taken 8/28/14. Thanks!

Description

This is a 9-shot 180 degree composite of the panorama visible from Chessman Ridge viewpoint in Cedar Breaks National Monument taken about an hour ofter sunset. The elevation is approximately 10,500 feet. The Milky Way and setting moon are visible above the formations of the monument along with lights from St. George and Cedar City in southern Utah. Cedar Breaks and this area in general are listed as some of the best places to view stars and scenes such as these.

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Date Added
August 30, 2014
Date Taken
August 30, 2014
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