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Observation by Andrew Paterson: Winter Sky with Mars near the Pleiades

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Andrew Paterson

Observer

Andrew Paterson

Observed

2021 Feb 28 - 19:30

Uploaded

2021 Mar 01 - 14:46

Objects

Mars
M45
Aldebaran

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Constellation

Orion

Field centre

RA: 04h48m
Dec: +12°52'
Position angle: +0°39'

Field size

46° × 46°

Equipment
  • Canon G7X
Exposure

8s F1.8 ISO 800

Location

Hill Head , Hampshire

Target name

Winter Sky with Mars near the Pleiades

Title

Winter Sky with Mars near the Pleiades

About this image

A compact camera view of the winter night sky. Mars is below and slightly to the right of the Pleiades cluster, and is currently very similar in magnitude to Aldebaran.

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