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Observation by Colin Henshaw: South Pole

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Colin Henshaw

Observer

Colin Henshaw

Observed

2019 Jul 21 - 15:58

Uploaded

2019 Oct 29 - 00:23

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Constellation

Grus

Field centre

RA: 22h47m
Dec: -46°57'
Position angle: +2°58'

Field size

0°26' × 0°19'

Equipment
  • Canon 6D Camera plus a 135mm telephoto lens.
Exposure

1 second at 10000ASA set at f5.6.

Location

Blue Bay, Mauritius

Target name

South Pole

Title

South Pole

About this image

Region around Sigma Octantis. The variable star BQ Octantis is actually closer to the pole than Sigma Octantis. The approximate position of the South Pole is shown by the cross.

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