Just a heads up. The Persiads (sp?) meteor shows are going to be comming in the beginning of August and peak the night of August 12-13. should be a good show! I've been skunked out the last few years with cloudy skys or T'Storms so I'm hopeing for clear skys for once. Great chance for nice star trails with meteors streaks cutting across them. Set you camera on manual. Focus on infinity and leave the shutter open for at least 10 minutes but better 1/2 hour to an hour or more.