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Zodiacal light and gegenschein from Namibia

Astrotrac/PolariePosted by Koen Miskotte Sun, November 13, 2011 12:23:08

Image taken in the morning of 6 august 2011 with a Sigma 4.5mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Circular Fisheye Lens. On this "all sky" picture you see the zodiacal light and the lightbride (It connects the zodiacal light with the gegenschein). Also visible are both Magellanic Clouds.

Picture: eastern Zodiacal light and lightbridge from Namibia.

Mount: AstroTrac Travel Mount with head EH 3010
Camera: Canon EOS 40D
Lens: Sigma 4.5mm f/2.8 EX DC HSM Circular Fisheye Lens.
Filter: None
Accessories: TC 80N3 timer controller,
Location: Hakos Guestfarm, Namibia (16.3 east, 23.3 south)
Software: Canon Digital Photo Processing, Registax5, Corel Paint Shop Photo Pro X12)
Description: stack of 4 x 300 seconds , 1250 iso, F 3.2

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