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Orion and Jupiter over the Forest | by lrargerich
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Orion and Jupiter over the Forest

The bright and big Orion rising along with Jupiter over a little forest before dawn.


From left to right we can see the Pleiades cluster (M45), Aldebaran and the Hyades at Taurus, Jupiter and Orion.


The hue from the red giants Aldebaran and Betelgeuse is clearly visible as a yellow/orange tint.


Asteroid Vesta is also visible in the photo and was easy to spot with binoculars as it was close to Jupiter.


This shot was taken on September 2012 and Jupiter will be at opposition in early December so it will be much, much brighter an awesome sight in a very nice area of the sky.

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Taken on September 22, 2012