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Zodiacal light

Astrotrac/PolariePosted by Koen Miskotte Mon, December 19, 2011 08:34:31

In the evening of 26 july 2011 I took some pictures of the zodiacal light, as seen from Hakos Guestfarm Namibia. Click here for an animation of how the constellations are positioned.

Picture: Zodiacal light from Namibia

Mount: AstroTrac Travel Mount with head EH 3010
Camera: Canon EOS 40D
Lens: Canon EF 15 mm F 2.8
Filter: None
Accessories: TC 80N3 timer controller,
Location: Hakos Guestfarm, Namibia (16.3 east, 23.3 south)
Software: Corel Paint Shop Photo Pro X12)
Description: One single shot of 115 seconds, F 3.2, 1000 iso

Click on the image for a larger version.

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