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Mars and the Milky Way

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About this observation
Observer
Martin Griffiths
Time of observation
04/08/2018 - 23:30
Object
Mars and the Milky Way
Observing location
Brecon Beacons Observatory
Equipment
Canon 1000D DSLR and Star Adventurer
Exposure
ISO 1600 f 4, 120 second exposure 14mm lens
Tags

Mars is just past opposition and it looked wonderfully bright. The Milky Way was also shining out and they were in a perfect position to get the observatory in between them.

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