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Observation by Steve Brown: Betelgeuse light trail

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Steve Brown

Observer

Steve Brown

Observed

2021 Feb 27 - 22:57

Uploaded

2021 Mar 06 - 15:07

Objects

Betelgeuse

Equipment
  • Canon 250D DSLR
  • Static tripod
Exposure

5 second exposure, f/5.6 ISO-800, 300mm focal length

Location

North Yorkshire

Target name

Betelgeuse

Title

Betelgeuse light trail

About this image

This is a long exposure light trail of the star Betelgeuse. I deliberately knocked the tripod while the exposure was being taken to create this trail effect. It shows off the colour of the star quite well.

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