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Observation by Ronan Newman : Zodiacial Light

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Ronan Newman

Observer

Ronan Newman

Observed

2021 Feb 28 - 19:46

Uploaded

2021 Feb 28 - 23:29

Objects

Zodiacal light

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Constellation

Pisces

Field centre

RA: 00h40m
Dec: +17°14'
Position angle: +39°33'

Field size

97° × 67°

Equipment
  • Canon 6D
Exposure

F2.8 ISO 2000

Location

Galway City

Title

Zodiacial Light

About this image

The Zodiacal light was visible this evening just at the end of Nautical Twilight and just before Moonrise so a very short window. The "Light" as you can see is the faint, diffuse, and roughly triangular white glow that is visible just above where the Sun's had set over an hour previously, Sunlight scattered by interplanetary dust causes this phenomenon,

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