Camelopardalis, Perseus and Auriga with Pleiades
This same image has been labelled with constellations here.
The diffuse haze to the right of the picture is light from the campus of Sussex University immediately behind the trees. The more distant illumination of the underside of the clouds is most likely from the town of Lewes.
This image is built up from a number of exposures, layered in Photoshop using the "Lighten" blending mode.
Sensor Speed Setting: ISO 100
f-number (f/#): f/5.6
A composite image of 4 exposures (305, 306, 317, 325) = 1253 seconds (20 mins. 53 secs.)
Duration: 2:09 BST to 2:31 BST (22mins.)
Friday 13th August 2010
Camera Location: 50.871° N -0.100° E