Bieszczady – Pietrosul Rodnei | 216 km.

Pietrosul mirazOpis.jpg

By Radoslaw Wierzbinski
Camera Nikon D90 @ ISO800 – 1/15
Lens 70 – 300 @ 300 mm. – f./9
Date December 31st 2015
Another great picture from Radoslaw is what we have here this time. And this is an special picture.
Just because the peak portrayed here is geometrically not visible from the observation point (the highest peak in Poland). That small Romanian peak is appearing due to refraction, that curves the light beams across the atmosphere and allows hidden objects to show as if they were visible.
A great example of how refraction is something to very care about in distant observations.

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Bieszczady – Łomnica | 183 km.

Tatry z Tarnicy

By Radoslaw Wierzbinski
Camera Nikon D90 @ ISO200 – 1/160
Lens 70 – 300  @ 109 mm. – f./9
Date December 31st 2015
Radoslaw has sent us this amazing picture of Tatra Mountains where all distant peaks covered are shown in an amazing detail, with all ridges and summits perfectly defined and appearing beautifully above the horizon.
This image is a clear example of how snow covered mountains are key for distant obervations, together with a very clear air as the one this picture suggests.

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