Part 1 Sceneries in dusk
Sinking Orion over cherry trees

Date & Time: Apr 14 2007, 19:26 JST(+0900), 15sec. Exp.
Optical: AF zoom-Nikkor 24-85mm (f=24mm, Aperture: F2.8), with strobe light
Digital Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S2 Pro
Location: Mukawa, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...JPEG-FINE(3024 x 2016)
CCD sensitivity...ISO800, White Balance...Auto

This scene shows you sinking winter constellations over cherry trees in full blossom and mountain range of Japan Southern Alps. You can see the Hyades in Taurus just right of Orion, and the glittering Venus is just being hidden over cherry trees.

  A snapshot taken at the location in daytime (You can see large image by clicking on left thumbnail)
  ... White spots in blue sky are shower of falling cherry blossom petals

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