Not dark enough!

Unfortunately we are not far away enough from the nearest town to have completely dark skies, so my attempts at star trails have been unsuccessful due to the light coming from there.  Here are a couple but I’m not really happy with them as you can clearly see the glow from the lights at the bottom of the images.

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I’ve had to be content with just photographing the stars as seen from the garden here.

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And of course, the same applies at sunset so in addition to my previous post, here are another three:)