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Observation by Andrew Paterson: Twilight Southern Sky

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Andrew Paterson

Observer

Andrew Paterson

Observed

2020 Jul 11 - 20:10

Uploaded

2020 Jul 12 - 09:51

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Constellation

Sagittarius

Field centre

RA: 17h53m
Dec: -24°32'
Position angle: -14°57'

Field size

65° × 46°

Equipment
  • Canon G7X
Exposure

4s F1.8 ISO400

Location

Les Touches-de-PĂ©rigny

Target name

Southern sky in twilight

Title

Twilight Southern Sky

About this image

A view of the southern sky from a rural setting in SW France. Jupiter and Saturn are rising in the SE and Scorpius is very prominent slightly west of the meridian. It is easily possible to follow down to the sting in the Scorpion's tail, unlike at home where Shaula only just clears the horizon.

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