Constellation tour in Summer
Sagitta (The Arrow)

Date & Time: Oct 11 2009, 20:14 JST(+0900), 25min. exp.
Optical: SMC PENTAX f=300mm F4.0, Aperture: F4.0
with IDAS LPS-P1 & Kenko PRO-Softon[A] filter
Auto-guided with TAKAHASHI JP Equatorial
Camera: PENTAX 67
Film: Fujichrome VELVIA 100 (+2EV pushed)
Location: Ooizumi, Hokuto city, Yamanashi pref.

ASCII/Astroarts StellaNavigator
The constellation of Sagitta (The Arrow) shows you four stars line up like an arrow itself completely. It's found at nearly midway between Altair, alpha Aquilae and Albireo, beta Cygni. The constellation is positioned near the East Side of summer's Milky Way, you can appreciate plenty of faint stars through binoculars.
A Greek myth said this arrow is the God of love, Eros's one. The name of "Eros" is said "Cupid" in the Roman mythology.

Guide for Deep Sky Objects

M71 ...Very scattered globular cluster between delta & gamma Sge



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