Part 2 Sceneries in dark night
Orion, Sirius, & Canopus

Date & Time: Nov 1 1997, 27:02 JST(+0900) 15min. Exp.
Optical: SIGMA MF f=24mm F2.8, Aperture: F5.6
Camera: MINOLTA SRT-101
Film: Ektachrome E100S (+2EV pushed)
Location: Ooizumi vil., Yamanashi pref.

At Japan, alpha Carinae, Canopus is seen in the lowest southern sky. People who lives in northern hemisphere have the yearning toward the bright star as a symbol of southern skies that we cannnot appreciate like the Southern Cross, etc.
The northest limit to see Canopus lies about 300km(190miles) north of Tokyo.

Rising Scorpius over Kofu basin

Rising Orion in a break in clouds

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