astronomical twilight


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astronomical twilight

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EDT April 28th), just before the end of astronomical twilight for Florida.
So much so that the skies never get truly dark at this time of year, and the sky remains in an astronomical twilight for what little of the night we have.
The D5 boasts a wide range of ISO sensitivity up to 102400, expandable to Hi 5 (ISO 3280000 equivalent) the most expanded sensitivity range in Nikon history for astronomical twilight with minimum illumination, capturing details and colors beyond the limits of the human eye.
Astronomical twilight is from the end of nautical twilight until the Sun is 18[degrees] below the horizon.
Before sunrise, as the sun reaches a point 18[degrees] below the horizon, astronomical twilight begins.
In fact astronomical twilight (when the Sun is less than 18[degrees] below the horizon) lasts all night from May 24 to July 22 for those observing from the latitude of London (51[degrees] 30').
Astronomical twilight begins and ends when the center of the sun is 18[degrees] below the horizon.
The Sun sets at a near-vertical angle near the equator, so the time between sunset and astronomical twilight is quite short compared to mid-northern latitudes, and we were observing within 20 minutes.

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