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Camelopardalis, Perseus and Auriga with Pleiades | by Dominic's pics
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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

 

Part of a set / Slideshow featuring images of stars, the night sky and the occasional meteor taken during the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower in August 2010.

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Taken on August 13, 2010