One of the comments on the video attached to this article made the inevitable "So much for global warming" remark. Because, logically speaking, the presence of cold places proves that warm places were always warm, or something!
Not sure. There was no wind at the time, and I had the strap wound around the body of the camera anyway. I've had a chance to look more closely at the images I took and am not not sure it's vibrations at all - there's definite drift from image to image, which means it simply wasn't tracking correctly.
This is the g+ page for Urban Astronomer, a South African based website which tries to help those of us interested in the stars to learn a little about astronomy. How to observe? What are those things you showed me in your telescope? What are professional astronomers learning about the universe while I enjoy the view?