The forces of rotation caused red hot masses of stones to be torn away from the Earth and to be thrown into the ether, and this is the origin of the stars.

— Anaxagoras 428 BC

Telescope Night

March 6, 2008MSU COURTYARD FROM THE FRONT OF RICHARDSON HALL. DOES ANYONE LIKE THIS PIC?

Telescope Night

Fire

Looks like there is a fire in the background?!

The camama was sitting on a

The camama was sitting on a chair. The seat was flat black vinal. The camara was not sitting to steady so I held onto it during the exposure. Also used the self-timer and held my breath.

Not to answer your question, but a comment.

Look's like the camera was on that rolling table.  The surface is kind of shiny.