Astronomy Field Trip Tenerife 2017


 Some snapshots...





Working in the warm room
Two teams of students were trained to use the
Mons telescope during the one-week field trip.

The students calculated object coordinates and moved
the telescope manually using the setting circles.



Team 'Demons'

Team 'Rebel Alliance'

Team 'Rebel Alliance'

Team 'Demons'

Team 'Demons'

Team 'Rebel Alliance'

Team 'Demons'

Team 'Rebel Alliance'

Team 'Demons'

Moonrise over Gran Canaria

Moonset behind Mount Teide


Mons dome (left)


Group photo and Mons dome


Group photo and Mons dome


Group photo and Mons dome


Group photo and Mons dome

Group photo in Teide caldera


Group photo in Teide caldera






 Some astrophotography...


Star trails over Teide Observatory
Nikon D7100 DSLR + 10mm fisheye lens
Stack of one-minute exposures taken over about 6 hours
Star trails with 'comet' effect over Teide Observatory
Nikon D7100 DSLR + 10mm fisheye lens
Stack of one-minute exposures taken over about 4 hours
Star trails as a movie: Star trails over 6 hours
Star trails as a movie: Star trails with 'comet' effect


Steve Barrett    June 2017

S.D.Barrett@liv.ac.uk

All images Steve Barrett 2017

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