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Observation by Andrew Paterson: Winter is Coming

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Andrew Paterson

Observer

Andrew Paterson

Observed

2021 Aug 12 - 03:08

Uploaded

2021 Aug 13 - 10:58

Objects

The Pleiades (M45)
Aldebaran
Capella
Betelgeuse

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Constellation

Taurus

Field centre

RA: 05h07m
Dec: +19°30'
Position angle: -42°17'

Field size

45° × 45°

Equipment
  • Canon G7X
Exposure

15s F1.8 ISO 800

Location

Les Touches de Perigny, France

Target name

Rising Winter Constellations

Title

Winter is Coming

About this image

An early morning view of the eastern sky from our garden in France. Orion is just appearing between the rooftops, while Taurus and Auriga lie higher in the sky. Dawn is just beginning to break with some colouration of the low clouds. I had been observing the Perseids but failed to capture any images of meteor trails with my rather simple equipment.

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Grant Privett
Grant Privett, 2021 Aug 13 - 12:10 UTC

You're not alone! 180 images last night and the only meteor trail was only partly on the frame.

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