Constellation tour in Winter
Great triangle in winter


Date & Time: Nov 29 2014, from 23:35 to 23:42 JST(+0900)
Composed 4shots with 2 minutes exposed
Optical: SIGMA 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM (f=18mm, F2.8)
with Kenko PRO Softon[A] filter
Auto-guided with EYE-BELL CD-1 portable Equatorial
Digital Camera: Canon EOS 550D (Remodeled)
Location: Yamatsuri town, Fukushima pref.

Camera Settings: Recording Format...14bit CCD-RAW, converted to 16bit TIFF(5184×3456)
Sensitivity...ISO800




This image shows you the noticeable "Great triangle in winter" being a pilotage to trace the luxurious winter constellations. The well-regulated equilateral triangle is formed from Betelgeuse in Orion, Sirius in Canis Major, and Procyon in Canis Minor. The asterism can be easily detected in urban area.




Phoenix

The winter's Diamond


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