Part 2 Sceneries in dark night
Sinking Winter Constellations, Jupiter & Saturn

Date & Time: Jan 1 2000, 22:55 JST(+0900), 60min. Exp.
Optical: MD FISH-EYE f=16mm F2.8, Aperture: F4.0
Camera: MINOLTA SRT-101
Film: Konicacolor centuria 400
Location: Kita-ibaraki city, Ibaraki pref.

The diurnal motion for an hour in the zenith to south-west sky taken on the first day of new millennium. Dazzling winter constellations are ornamenting the night sky in the left-hand side of picture, it's the Jupiter sinking toward western horizon as a bright white star, and a star just upper left of Jupiter is a brilliancy of the Saturn.

The Rising Orion

Setting Scorpius toward west sky

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